Daily Archives: February 25, 2015

Fireside Markets 03: Asset Allocation Strategies with Meb Faber

In this episode of Fireside Markets, host James Osborne chats with Cambria Investment Management’s Mebane Faber about his new book, Global Asset Allocation. Topics covered include various asset allocation strategies, the benefits of global diversification, risks and behavioral mistakes investors can make in any strategy, and how fees and costs can take a great strategy and […]

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Dumb Indexing

Earlier this year my friend Ben Carlson threw up these numbers on Twitter: The S&P 500 now makes up 3 of the 10 largest ETFs pic.twitter.com/DeIC2O88XR — Ben Carlson (@awealthofcs) January 6, 2015 That is a lot of money in S&P 500 ETFs. It’s also a lot of money in iShares’ flagship international fund EFA, mimicking […]

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