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Global markets are providing investors a rough ride at the moment, as the focus turns to China’s economic outlook. But while falling markets can be worrisome, maintaining a longer-term perspective makes the volatility easier to handle.read more
Three Key Investment Strategies Hidden in Plain Sight – Plain Sight Strategy #2: Manage Market Risks
There is no getting around the fact that the market does not deliver rewarding returns without periodically punishing us with realized risks. That is why it’s so challenging for most investors to “be there,” consistently capturing available returns by remaining invested over time. It’s also why it’s vital to avoid taking on more risk than you must in pursuit of your personal goals. For this, we have two powerful tools at our disposal, best used in tandem.read more
Our Quarterly Market Review features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the last quarter. The report also illustrates the performance of globally diversified portfolios and a topic of the quarter.read more
Research in the world’s financial markets has documented the existence of equity, size, value, and profitability premiums in the historical sample of stock returns. Since these premiums have been persistent across long time periods and pervasive across various markets, they are sometimes called dimensions of expected stock returns. This variation naturally leads some to wonder if the expected values of these premiums are constant over time. Can investors predict when to buy and sell securities? In this short video Jim Davis, PhD, runs more than 780 tests on data from 15 stock markets to test this theory.read more
If you’ve ever dabbled in graphic design, you’re familiar with the concept of white space. When viewing an illustration, we typically pay the most attention to the visible ink on the page, such as a paragraph of text, a bar chart or an entertaining illustration. White space is the essential empty areas in between that are hidden in plain sight. We barely notice them … until they’re not there. When making investment decisions, most people likewise assume that the most eye-catching ink matters the most: an alarming economic forecast, an exciting Initial Public Offering, hot trading tips. But there’s a catch. This evident assumption does not hold up under evidence-based scrutiny.read more