Unconventional success : a fundamental approach to personal investment

A guide for investors offers advice on how to overcome fees, taxes, and other portfolio-compromising factors by avoiding expensive investment management companies and working with not-for-profit groups.

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Main Author: Swensen, David F., 1954-
Language:English
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Summary:A guide for investors offers advice on how to overcome fees, taxes, and other portfolio-compromising factors by avoiding expensive investment management companies and working with not-for-profit groups.
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:402 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-385) and index.
Published: New York : Free Press, [2005]
ISBN:0743228383
9780743228381
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505 0 |a Overview -- Sources of return -- Asset allocation -- Core asset classes -- Portfolio construction -- Non-core asset classes -- Market timing -- Chasing performance -- Rebalancing -- Security selection -- The performance deficit of mutual funds -- Obvious sources of mutual-fund failure -- Hidden causes of poor mutual-fund performance -- Winning the active-management game -- The exchange-traded fund alternative -- Failure of for-profit mutual funds. 
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