TITLE

Less Appreciated Aspects of Indexing vs. Active Management

AUTHOR(S)
Riepe, Mark W.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2009, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the debate over the use of index or active mutual funds in the U.S. He stresses that studies of index and active mutual funds implicate that performance is handled as a binary variable. He presents the sectors wherein active and index mutual funds are less appreciated in terms of process, price, and preferences. Moreover, he points out that the investment industry is big enough for both actively managed and index fund.
ACCESSION #
43800565

 

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