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Investors Unlikely to Beat Computers in New Era of Trading

Mark Hulbert from WSJ observes that it has always been difficult for investors to consistently beat index funds. It has been nearly impossible lately. And there’s a double whammy: The small number of advisers who outperform the market rarely can … Continue reading

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Berkshire’s Munger: High-Frequency Trading ‘Basically Evil’

Events in Europe are a great example of bankers gone wild and you simply can’t trust them, said Warren Buffett’s right-hand man Charlie Munger. Munger was also extremely critical of high-frequency trading. “I think the long term investor is not … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett to HFT Critics: “It Doesn’t Make a Difference if You Own Stocks for a Long Period of Time”

Barron’s After announcing 2012 results on Friday, Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett made one of his regular stops on CNBC, speaking with Becky Quick about all manner of stock-market related issues. On high-frequency trading, and whether it hurts main street … Continue reading

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