This video from Yahoo! Finance could surely become a classic: Kenneth French explains in plain English the differences between stock picking and index investing.
Prof. French is professor in Finance at the Tuck School of Business, Darmouth College. He is author of numerous articles that have been published in publications as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, among others. He’s also former director of the Center for Research in Security Prices. You can learn more about him HERE

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