Sting of scandal followed by lower fees for many mutual fund investors
In Eileen Ambrose's Baltimore Sun article "Sting of scandal followed by lower fees for many mutual fund investors," she quotes Dr. O'Neal on mutual fund fees: "Fees are one thing when investing in mutual funds that you can control. Performance is impossible to predict, but by choosing low-cost funds you are at least stacking the deck in your favor."
Mom and Pop Pay Steep Price To Trade Munis, Study Shows
Bond Buyer's "Mom and Pop Pay Steep Price To Trade Munis, Study Shows" cites research by Dr. Piwowar showing that municipal bonds are expensive for retail investors to trade.
Why Brokers Want You to Buy 'B Shares'
The Wall Street Journal's "Why Brokers Want You to Buy 'B Shares' and Other Questionable Investments" extensively cites research conducted by Dr. O'Neal on multiple share class mutual funds.
Mind Your Money, and Your Broker
The Washington Post's "Mind Your Money, and Your Broker" quotes Dr. O'Neal on the tendency for brokers to recommend higher cost actively managed mutual funds rather than less expensive index funds.
An Overview of the Regulation of the Bond Markets
Dr. Piwowar's research on trading costs in the corporate and municipal bond markets is cited in testimony by two witnesses at the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Hearing on "An Overview of the Regulation of the Bond Markets."
True Fund Costs Tricky to Figure
Denver Rocky Mountain News' "True Fund Costs Tricky to Figure" cites mutual funds research by Dr. O'Neal.
SEC's Agreement with MFS Puts Mutual Funds on Notice
The Wall Street Journal's "SEC's Agreement with MFS Puts Mutual Funds on Notice" quotes Dr. O'Neal on mutual-fund transaction costs.
How much does trading cost?
Business Week's "How much does trading cost?" cites research on mutual fund brokerage commissions conducted by Dr. O'Neal.
Funds' risk changes at disclosure times, study says
The Washington Post's "Funds' risk changes at disclosure times, study says" mentions Dr. O'Neal's research on window-dressing that was presented to SEC staff members who asked O'Neal to identify specific mutual funds with the most striking trading patterns.
Concentrated Stock Dangers
On Wall Street's "Concentrated Stock Dangers" describes research conducted by Dr. McCann and Dr. Luo on the disastrous results from the strategy recommended by some brokerage firms to borrow against a concentrated position and buy additional stocks to diversify.