Category Archives: Diversification

Diversification is Still Your Best Option

I never get tired of sharing The Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns from Callan Associates Inc. Taking a look at the mosaic created by recording the top asset class year to year is especially important in our post-Brexit world … Continue Reading

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The Wisdom of Buy and Hold

Investors trade more than they used to. Often these buy and sell decisions are emotional responses to market volatility — an attempt to limit losses in choppy markets. We believe an investor should rarely, if ever, make adjustments to their … Continue Reading

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Learning from Investment Mistakes

Unless you are very rare, we all make mistakes. The important thing is that we learn from them. And I thought you might enjoy reading about lessons from some of the most common investment mistakes: Avoid get-rich-quick schemes. Nowhere is … Continue Reading

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How Long is the Typical Bear-Market Recovery?

Patience is a virtue. And nowhere is that more true than in the investment world. Of course, the knowledge that if you sit tight and stay the course, your portfolio will eventually recover is of little comfort in the midst … Continue Reading

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What Can You Learn from the Facebook IPO?

I was interested to read Evelyn Rusli’s recent article in The Wall Street Journal, “The Facebook IPO, One Year Later.”  Of course, I wasn’t interested so much in reviewing Facebook’s stock price as much as I was in exploring how … Continue Reading

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