Media Coverage & News Releases

The AMC curates relevant news about investment management as well as our own updates from the Council, the IAA and our membership.

Letter: Scorecards Offer Lopsided View of Fund Performance
September 28, 2020
Financial Times
Original letter to Financial Times

Active Equity Investors Outperform Market And S&P in 2Q
August 31, 2020
Financial Advisor

Persisting with Persistence
August 3, 2020
Bloomberg (Letter to Editor)
Original AMC letter to Bloomberg

“Rethinking Survivorship Bias” Paper Finds Current Methodologies Distort Assessment of Active Managers' Skill
July 30, 2020

Client-Centric ESG Investing Needs To Be Active, White Paper Asserts
July 13, 2020
Financial Advisor

Bloomberg Letter to the Editor: Perpetuating a Flawed Narrative May 22, 2020 (unpublished)
June 22, 2020

ESG, Sustainable Investing's Inherently Active Process Helps Investors Align with Their Goals, Finds Paper
June 18, 2020

The Hidden Dangers of Passive Investing
June 1, 2020

The case for active over passive investing is really about investor behavior
May 28, 2020
Proactive Advisor Magazine

The Managers That Do Well During Volatile Times
April 16, 2020
Institutional Investor

Active funds have the edge on passives in week of turmoil
March 13, 2020
Financial Times

Passive Investing Is Not As 'Passive' As You Might Think
March 6, 2020

As the ETF turns 30, it is time for active managers to embrace it 
March 4, 2020
Financial Times

Active Managers Can and Do Outperform Their Indexes
January 22, 2020
Nasdaq Trade Talks

Is the active-vs-passive story really open-and-shut?
December 13, 2019
Wealth Professional

New kind of actively managed ETF just around the bend
November 25, 2019
Pensions & Investments

"A More Balanced Narrative" Paper Challenges Common Criticisms of Active Management
November 19, 2019

Letter to the Editor - Financial Times
November 15, 2019

SEC Forms High-Profile Asset Management Advisory Committee
October 10, 2019
Financial Advisor Magazine

Passive Investing Hasn't Taken Over the World
October 1, 2019

Active Managers Underpin Functioning Markets
September 29, 2019
Financial Times (Letter to the Editor)
Original IAA Letter to FT Editor

The active-passive portfolio
September 13, 2019

Nearly half of stock pickers beat their passive peers over the last year.
September 12, 2019

Group Gears Up to Fight ‘False Dichotomy’ in the Active vs. Passive Debate
August 29, 2019

Active Managers Council Announces New Committee Members and Leadership for 2019-2020
August 22, 2019

Why It's Time to Consider Actively Managed Funds
June 5, 2019

Active vs. Passive Investing: Which to Use and When
May 20, 2019

Decrease in Active Management Negatively Impacts Market Efficiency, Academic Review Finds
May 16, 2019

Bloomberg Letter to the Editor: Perpetuating a Flawed Narrative
April 5, 2019

Letter to the Wall Street Journal: Implying ETFs Are “Safe Haven” is Mistaken
March 22, 2019

New Academic Paper Affirms Critical Role Active Management Plays in Creating Efficient Markets
March 20, 2019

Active-Manager Revenge Gains Steam as Funds Thrash Benchmarks
February 26, 2019

Advisers defend active investment management on Capitol Hill
February 15, 2019
Investment News

Index Funds Are Cheap But Not Always Best
January 28, 2019

ETF Providers Pivot to Strategic Beta, Active Management
January 24, 2019
Institutional Investor

Diversification is Causing Active Managers to Underperform. AI Could Fix It
January 24, 2019
Institutional Investor

Letter to Advisor Perspectives: Criticism of Active Management is Off Base,
Does Investors and Advisers a Disservice
January 11, 2019

Restoring Balance, and Accuracy, With a New Narrative on Active Management
January 7, 2019

Market downturn puts spotlight on active management
January 2, 2019

Three Asset Management Forums - Topic Framing The Industry fro 2018 and Beyond
December 31, 2018
Seeking Alpha

Index investing: Not as passive as you might think
December 27, 2018
Pensions & Investments

Your Love of Index Funds is Terrible for Our Economy
December 10, 2018

Active And Passive: A Look Under The Hood
December 6, 2018
Financial Advisor

Unlike Stock Pickers, Active Bond Managers Are Beating the Market
November 1, 2018
The Wall Street Journal

Vanguard’s Chief and 2 Other Fund CEOs on How Their Firms Will Change in the Future
October 9, 2018

"'Conventional Wisdom' on Active All Wrong: Academics"
October 3, 2018

Wed. Hot Reads: Active Better Than You Think
October 3, 2018

Martijn Cremers: It's Not the '90s Anymore in Active Management
October 2, 2018

Academic Survey Says Active Management Creates Value for Investors After All
October 1, 2018

Shareholder Value Could Be Worse
September 27, 2018

Active Managers Don't Get Enough Credit, Study Says
September 25, 2018
Financial Advisor

New Academic Review by Martijn Cremers Challenges the Conventional Wisdom on Active Management
September 24, 2018
Investment Adviser Association

Active Funds Vital For Passive Funds' Success, SEC Told
September 17, 2018
The Wealth Advisor

Have we seen a peak in passive investing for the US?
August 31, 2018
Financial Times

Some mutual funds have avoided the recent tech pain
August 7, 2018
Wall Street Journal 

Active or Passive? Both!
July, 2018 
BlackRock Infographic

Passives Implicated in a Catastrophic Flash Crash Warning
July, 2018

Buy High and Sell Low with Index Funds!
June 2018
Research Affiliates

Some active managers smile at the index fund robots
May 6, 2018
Wall Street Journal

Three-quarters of US advisers believe active and passive investments complement each other
April 10, 2018
International Investment

April 6, 2018
Video – Consuela Mack Wealthtrack

Why passive investing isn’t a panacea
April 6, 2018
Seeking Alpha

The market analyst who called the correction sees a lost decade ahead, but one group will win
April 5, 2018
Video – CNBC

Active investing marks return as asset owners focus on outcomes
March 5, 2018
Pensions & Investments

Active funds shone during sell-off
February 13, 2018

Active and passive funds: The power of both
January 17, 2018

2018: The year of the active fund manager
December 27, 2017
US News

A common sense defense of active investing
October 25, 2017