Mike Kerins Published on Seeking Alpha: Gold Is A Terrible Inflation Hedge

Summary Gold has not been a great inflation hedge in the last 35 years. Cash (3-month Treasury Bill) has been a better inflation hedge. Gold […]

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WHY CORE PASSIVE & SATELLITE ACTIVE INVESTING MAKES SENSE

Individuals and institutions can benefit from using the core passive & satellite active investment approach. Since the U.S. equity market is a very efficient market […]

Mike Kerins Published on Seeking Alpha: Understand Your Smart Beta

Smart beta strategies are not always smart and are not just beta. Smart beta ETFs can be used to take active positions relative to a […]

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ROULETTE HAS A HIGHER PROBABILITY OF SUCCESS THAN ACTIVE U.S. EQUITY FUNDS

As the title suggests, the probability that an Active U.S. Equity Fund outperforms the index, over a 10 year period, is lower than playing roulette. We even compared it to American […]

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OVER $20 BILLION IN FEES ARE WASTED ON U.S. EQUITY ACTIVE MANAGEMENT EVERY YEAR

Individuals and even large institutions pay too much for their U.S. stock market exposure. The U.S. stock market is one of the most efficient markets in the world. It generally doesn’t […]