Some People Are Saying Bonds Don’t Provide Diversification Benefits, and They Couldn’t Be More Wrong
Diversification is a good thing. It’s the only free lunch in finance.
Risk is one of those complicated concepts that you can’t really pin down to one definition, but it’s the single most important factor for investors.
Statistics are great and all, but just because the numbers say something will happen doesn’t make it the gospel truth.
Total-return investing focuses on building diversified portfolios from stocks and bonds to seek greater long-term investment growth.
Index investing came from humble beginnings to become one of the most widely used strategies in use today.
Before you go investing your life savings in the stock market, you should have a basic understanding of what the market is and how it works.
The appeal of market timing is obvious. Who wouldn’t want to get in and out of the market at the best time every time? We’ve talked a lot about market timing in the past – timing risk premiums, trying to time the markets on a daily basis, and the importance of staying disciplined even when it seems obvious the markets are going to go down.
Everyone has heard of the S&P 500 and Dow Jones, but what’s the difference between the two? And which one should you trust?
A number of people are suggesting that the Trump Rally, along with the longer-term bull market, has pushed prices beyond justification. Therefore, the markets must be on the verge of a downturn. Are they right?
Everyone has heard of investing in an index, but not many people understand what that really means, so we decided to break it down for you.