This ETF may be an index fund, but its contrarian strategy certainly isn't passive.
Sam Savage and Paul Kaplan built a new approach to the pioneering economist's models. Now, they ask for his blessing.
With the rise in correlations, diversification is more important than ever.
A look at the true drivers of commodity futures returns shows that popular indexes like the GSCI are lacking.
After another market crash, advisors question whether Modern Portfolio Theory is the best way to tackle asset allocation. We asked two experts to debate its merits.
To effectively use MPT, investors must recognize its limitations and be willing to challenge it, says Russell Investments director of capital markets research Steven Fox.
Forget about that 90% number. After removing the market movement, asset allocation and active management are equally important in explaining return variations.
A model called the Truncated Lévy Flight builds on Mandelbrot's work to accurately capture the market's fat tails.
Why a momentum-based long/short approach makes a better benchmark.
The air is coming out of the argument that fundamental indexing is a revolutionary innovation.