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Which Actively Managed Fund Is The Best Of All Time?

#Investing #Financial Literacy

OK, I admit it. Some actively managed funds beat indexes. So, which mutual fund is the greatest of all time? I reveal it here, with an analogy, of course.…

Andrew Hallam

Here's What We Can We Learn From The Best And Worst Performing Bond Funds Of 2022

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Bonds are not sexy. But they can stabilize a portfolio when the market crashes. However, how far your bond funds fell in 2022 depended on the risk you took...whether you realized it or not.…

Andrew Hallam

Swissquote Investment Day 2023 - Free Event on Jan 19th

#Investing #Talks and Interviews

Are you keen to bulletproof your retirement? I'll present the closing keynote (6:50PM) on this topic at Swissquote's 2023 Investment Day event in Luxembourg on Jan 19. If you're in the area, you're welcome to attend, for free.…

Andrew Hallam

Stock Market Prediction Comes True...So What Do You Do Now?

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As a rule, I don't make stock market predictions. But in 2021, I went out on a limb. As I explain here, that prediction came true in 2022. So what should you do now?…

Andrew Hallam

Which Portfolios Performed Best In 2022?

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In 2022, if portfolios were people, the hospitals would be full. But which portfolios performed best? Before awarding “top honours” let’s take a quick trip to the morgue.…

Andrew Hallam

Does Currency Trading Pave A Smart Path To Wealth?

#Investing #Financial Literacy

There’s not shortage of people offering currency trading solutions to make you rich. But none of the world’s richest people built their fortunes trading currencies. It’s tough to gain ground with a zero-sum game.…

Andrew Hallam

Should You Buy Gold Now?

#Investing #Financial Literacy

With current market volatility, plenty of people are seeking refuge in gold. But...what these people don't know might really hurt them.…

Andrew Hallam

The Behavioural Difference Between Active And Passive Investors

#Investing #Index Funds #Mindset

We know index funds earn better returns than actively managed funds. But did you know something occurs within the brains of active investors, making the performance gap even worse?…

Andrew Hallam

Smart Investing Isn't About Coveting What Others Own

#Investing #Financial Literacy #Mindset

Watching our friends make more with their investments triggers our brains’ pain receptors, often tempting us to buy what they bought. But this makes us a lot like chimpanzees...or lemmings…

Andrew Hallam

ETF Investors: Could You Pass This Little Quiz On Currency Risk And Performance?

#Financial Literacy #Investing

Take this 5-question quiz on currency risk and performance. If you don’t pass with flying colors, I provide answers and an explanation for each question.…

Andrew Hallam