Episode 050: Craig Lazzara on active versus passive funds, host Rick Ferri

27Sep

Craig Lazzara, CFA, is a Managing Director in the Core Product Management group at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). His responsibilities focus on providing thought leadership and educational outreach. Our discussion focuses on two S&P DJI reports. SPIVA research measures actively managed funds against their relevant index benchmarks worldwide, and the Persistence Scorecard focuses on whether manager outperformance should be attributed to luck or skill. Craig holds a Chartered Financial Analyst charter and is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School.

 

This podcast is hosted by Rick Ferri, CFA, a long-time Boglehead and investment adviser. The Bogleheads are a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group. It is a conflict-free community where individual investors reach out and provide education, assistance, and relevant information to other investors of all experience levels at no cost. The organization supports a free forum at Bogleheads.org and the wiki site is Bogleheads® wiki

 

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This podcast is supported by the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy, a non-profit organization approved by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity on February 6, 2012. Your tax-deductible donation to the Bogle Center is appreciated.

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