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Brazil, An Emerging Market

On 12/31/2011, in Economics, Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

Or an emerged market?

In our initial look at emerging markets, we saw that Brazil is included.

And if we look at its overall market characteristics, Brazil probably should be classified as an emerging economy. But in other aspects, perhaps not.

Consider today’s slightly funny example. 

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Should You Actively Invest?

On 10/27/2010, in Investment Strategies, Mutual Funds, by Jordan Wilson

It is highly questionable as to whether active management is appropriate for investors.

You can find studies that indicate active management can provide superior performance in certain circumstances. But more studies conclude that, over the long-term, active management does not outperform a passive approach.

What do I think?

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