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How to Beat the Market Without Really Trying, Passive Investing Edition: First, it helps to get...

How to Beat the Market Without Really Trying, Passive Investing Edition: First, it helps to get into these index funds that are only available to federal employees and military personnel. But if you don't qualify, you can always try to emulate that performance. (Yes, a passive index fund shouldn't outperform its benchmark - unless it charges next to nothing in fees.)
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  • Modernist
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    why would you want to try to "beat the market"? isn't that like trying to beat a 10-minute mile?
    12 Jan 2013, 02:57 PM Reply Like
  • wyostocks
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    Agree. I guess a lot of people just aim very low.
    12 Jan 2013, 03:01 PM Reply Like
  • berbno1
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    don't ya just love all the geniuses here on SA...always buying low and selling high. Would be interesting to see their time for a 10K race.
    12 Jan 2013, 04:00 PM Reply Like
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