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The ETFs Show: Roger Federer, Warren Buffett and passive investing

Tom Bailey’s guest is Buckingham Wealth Partners’ Larry Swedroe, author and passive investing advocate.

2nd March 2021 14:25

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Tom Bailey’s guest for this episode is Larry Swedroe, chief research officer at Buckingham Wealth Partners, a long-standing advocate of passive investing, and a prolific author.


00:41 - Defining active and passive investing

04:45 - The Incredible Shrinking Alpha: how to be a successful investor without picking winners.

12:40 Warren Buffett’s ‘secret sauce’

20:15 Market efficiency and Grand Slam tennis champion Roger Federer

25:51 A renaissance in day trading and GameStop

28:29 The Grossman-Stiglitz paradox: what is it?

31:25 Active ETFs

37:20 Factor investing: value, momentum, growth, quality and size

50:41 - “There’s risk in any strategy and that’s why you want to highly diversify”

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