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It’s more important than ever for asset managers to understand their clients’ needs precisely before offering solutions. Allianz Global Investors is focused is solving our clients’ top problems by being more active, focusing more on non-financial ESG factors and making greater use of performance fees.
► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Active fund managers, who attempt to beat the market, suffered their worst performance in decades during 2014, while money flowed out to rival passive funds, which merely track market indexes. John Authers reports from New York on the trouble for active fund managers, and their plans to fight back. The latest global markets overview http://www.ft.com/markets Click here for more FT Markets videos http://video.ft.com/Ft-Markets For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube; http://goo.gl/vUQx5k Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
https://sensibleinvesting.tv In this video blog, Weston Wellington from Dimensional Fund Advisors explains how study after study has shown there are no asset classes in which an active fund manager's skill can add significant value. The main problem, he says, is there are simply far too many active managers competing with one another. Transcript: Hello again. If you’re a regular viewer of Sensible Investing, you’ll know we don’t recommend using actively managed funds. Some say we overstate our case, that we somehow have it in for active managers. In fact neither of those is true. In a recent interview he gave us, Weston Wellington from Dimensional Fund Advisors explained how there’s no contradiction in having the utmost respect for active managers, while at the same time advising c...
In this episode of Common Sense Investing, I will tell you why your active manager is not able to protect your downside. An active money manager might tell you that they are able to act defensively to protect your investments during a down market. While the thought of letting your portfolio fall with the market is unpleasant, there is no evidence of the ability of active managers to consistently offer protection from bad markets. My name is Ben Felix of PWL Capital and this is Common Sense Investing. I’ll be talking about a lot more common sense investing topics in this series, so subscribe and click the bell for updates. I want these videos to help you to make smarter investment decisions, so feel free to send me any topics that you would like me to cover in the comments section below...
In the investment industry, few debates are waged more intensely than that between "active" and passive" investing. As investors read media coverage about the futility of trying to pick stocks and the advantages of investing via ETF's instead, more and more are questioning the fees they're paying for investment advice. - See more at: http://www.clientinsights.ca/en/article/proof-active-managers-can-outperform#sthash.VnpmvGPs.dpuf
As the exchange traded fund industry enjoys greater and greater success, more traditional fund companies are eyeing the ETF space. For example, Natixis Investment Managers recently launched the actively managed Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF (NYSArca: LSST) and also offers the Natixis Seeyond International Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: MVIN), which came out in October. "We wanted to come into the U.S. marketplace with an ETF that was really true to Natixis' DNA," Alex G. Piré, Head of Client Portfolio Management for Natixis, said at the Charles Schwab Impact Conference. "We're all about active management, active thinking."
At MoneyShow San Francisco, Michael Khouw previews the future of financial tech for options investing that could outdo the world's top active managers. "People will not adopt this technology unless it outperforms even the best active managers. We're at about 95% right now. We have a deal with UBS, one of the largest private banks in the world. We expect to be collaborating with a lot of the top 10 banks as calculation agents. We have proprietary technology. We think partnering is the way to go." He's a co-founder of The Options Edge.
(www.abndigital.com) So which is best: Pay an active manager and get the best of their fundamental views over time or try and approximate the markets return by going passive. The answer to this maybe has less to do with the actual style of asset management.
With a panel featuring Joshua Emanuel of Wilshire Funds Management, Meb Faber of Cambria Investment Management Inc. and Mark Hebner of Index Fund Advisors Inc., Professor Lars Lochstoer leads a discussion surrounding the benefits and drawbacks of passive versus active asset management at the 2017 Fink Investing Conference.
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► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs UK asset managers are not being active enough, missing out on opportunities by passively tracking market indices, but still charging high fees. Gina Miller, founding partner of SCM Private, tells John Authers about the pitfalls of closet indexing For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube; http://goo.gl/vUQx5k Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
7im is kicking the passive trend to focus on active managers Seven Investment Management (7IM) has bucked the trend of moving towards passive investing, increasing its focus on active managers as it says the time of “easy money” has come to an end. The firm believes that quantitative easing, where the government buys assets to stimulate the economy, has created a “flood of money” which has benefited passive funds and higher value listed companies. As this monetary policy shows signs of being ended by governments, 7IM has said “the stage is set for active ...
http://www.elliottwave.com/Investor-Research/Financial-Forecast-Service ?tcn=ytv1703 Even professionals have a hard time beating the market. But a study of 2600 stock recommendations by market technicians vs. fundamentalists came to this "striking conclusion."
http://sensibleinvesting.tv -- the independent voice of passive investing A remarkable 54-minute film featuring some of the world's top economists and academics and demonstrating: * how the claims of active fund managers to be able to beat the market are largely a myth * how costs are the biggest drag on performance - and why active costs more * how passive investing offers the best experience for the vast majority of investors * the benefits of a diversified portfolio in guaranteeing consistent returns * why passive investing is better for your health * why active investing has held sway for so many years.... * ... but why things may be changing * and why passive is the rational, mathematically proven route to investing success. Investing for the future... It's an issue none of can affo...
http://sensibleinvesting.tv -- the independent voice of passive investing There are a handful of fund managers who have beaten the market in volatile times, but as BRWM's Richard Wood explains, they are extremely hard to identify and do not generally run retail funds. For more videos like this one, visit http://sensibleinvesting.tv
Join the Elite Investor Club here - http://www.eliteinvestorclub.com/ http://www.grahamrowan.com/ - Visit my website for more Tips & Advice Subscribe to my channel for weekly videos. As passive funds start to out-perform the majority of their active peers, the managers who think they make a genuine difference are starting to fight back! When I interviewed Hargreaves Lansdown’s head of research Mark Dampier recently, he candidly admitted that ninety per cent of actively managed funds are rubbish. Perhaps the best indicator of all is Hargreaves Lansdowns Wealth One Fifty, the best funds chosen from the three thousand or so available to UK investors. As of today, they can only find ninety six funds to put in the Wealth one fifty. But he also made an important point. He said that passive...
The rise of passive investing has changed the asset management industry profoundly, but Doug Eu says that does not make portfolio management irrelevant. To the contrary: Active asset managers can thoughtfully apply their skills towards finding solutions to clients' biggest challenges.
Index funds have had a nice run since 2008, but actively managed funds will soon have their revenge, said Richard Yasenchak, Client Portfolio Manager for INTECH. Yasenchak added that passive investing has actually been proven to be an inefficient means of deploying capital because it favors mega-cap, overvalued stocks, while active investing has the ability to rebalance as needed. He also said that passive investing is not truly passive because investors and managers are actively wagering that active management is going to remain out of favor. Furthermore, Yasenchak said INTECH's research has shown that active beats passive in modestly rising markets and down markets and tends to underperform in sharply rising markets. Subscribe to TheStreetTV on YouTube: http://t.st/TheStreetTV For mo...