“The bullshit asymmetry: The amount of energy needed to refute bullshit is an
order of magnitude bigger than to produce it.” – Alberto Brandolini
Only a tiny section of the investor community understands indexing. It is therefore easy
to criticize indexing by saying things that intuitively appear right but are plain wrong.
Any criticism of indexing also gets validation from others who are equally ignorant of
indexing. Critics of indexing, therefore, keep believing they understand it when they
Here are misconceptions about index funds many influential people in the personal
finance space hold and propagate. Misconceptions about index investing you should ignore!