Archive for December, 2011

WSJ: Long Odds for Investors

Articles | Posted by highlandsw
Dec 05 2011

An article in today’s Wall Street Journal analyzes the difficulty in identifying successful stock pickers and mutual funds that outperform in the long run, and how survivorship bias can prejudice data.  Further evidence in favor of a passive approach to investing!

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204630904577056362881681018.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_4