We reject conventional active management.
Some investors gamble on active fund managers whom they think will be able to outperform indexes. The data shows that investors like this—who try to pick winning stocks/funds in advance— consistently fall short. Despite decades of evidence, many investors continue to pursue conventional active management.
Source: Mutual Fund Landscape, Dimensional Fund Advisors, 2016. US-domiciled mutual fund data is from the CRSP Survivor-Bias-Free US Mutual Fund Database, provided by the Center for Research in Security Prices, University of Chicago.
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