The Barron’s 400 Index this year is in the unusual position of trailing the broad market. Why is this happening to a grouping of stocks belonging to the financially strongest companies in the United States? As the chart below shows, the Barron’s 400 tracked the broad market—represented by the Dow Jones Total U.S. Market index (DWCF)—fairly [...]John A. Prestbo
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A front page article in Friday’s Wall Street Journal, titled “Investors Sour on Pro Stock Pickers,” revisits what is now becoming a familiar theme: investors continue to flock in droves to index funds and ETFs and away from traditional, actively managed mutual funds. To which we ask: why wouldn’t they? Index funds continue to outperform [...]Carlos Diez