Dead Funds Suck Life from Investors’ Returns
Paul Farrell reminds us about the effects of survivorship bias
“Out of 2,071 equity funds, over one-third (725) were killed off between 1962 and 1995. Dig the vampires out of the graves and the average category returns sink 1.3% below their indexes.”
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