Articles tagged "David Swensen"


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Chasing bad performance: Why investors can't get enough of those increasingly lame hedge funds

Most assets are institutional but there's a trillion dollars of baby boomer assets ripe for the plucking by RIAs who can generate returns sans the highway robbery fees

April 28, 2015 — 7:46 PM UTC

The 10 biggest threats to the RIA business heading into 2014

The fiduciary planning model is taking shots from every angle but the jugular looks inaccessible

December 27, 2013 — 11:02 PM UTC

Why the Yale endowment model has potentially calamitous pitfalls according to ... Yale itself

The endowment model's 20-year winning streak had consultants and asset managers imitating its high-risk strategies -- and then came the crash

September 21, 2012 — 4:28 AM UTC

Why the Yale endowment model may still be fundamentally flawed

After the 2008-2009 crash, many concluded that liquidity was the problem -- but what if it's old-fashioned diversification?

June 15, 2012 — 2:44 AM UTC

The Yale endowment model 
of investing is not dead

Ivy League money managers made questionable decisions and asset allocation, modern portfolio theory got blame

April 20, 2010 — 6:20 AM UTC
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