Category Archives: Volatility

David Booth Interview on CNBC Video

Thought I would share a recent interview by David Booth on CNBC (video link). David Booth, founder, chairman and co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors, tells CNBC’s Sharon Epperson his winning investment philosophy, “let the market do the work for you,” … Continue reading

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Recent Market Volatility

While never unexpected, it still surprises me that when markets have bad days I’m inundated with emails, phone calls, and questions that come on the heels of the news.  Yesterday was no exception, when the broad US Market (as measured … Continue reading

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IS IT TIME TO….

It always seems inevitable that when markets move enough to be back in the headlines, that I start to get a lot of questions about “Is this the time to…?” As human beings, we are wired to think we can … Continue reading

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Beware of Soothsayers

I am often told there are “professionals” around us who claim to know the exact moment when things in the market are going to change; that somehow they always know the right time to get in or out of the market. … Continue reading

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Lessons in Mutual Fund Flows

Since 2008, economic uncertainty and market volatility have tested the staying power of investors around the world. Many people fled equities during the worst months of the global financial crisis, while others waited for signs of a turnaround before investing … Continue reading

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Lullaby Part 2: Pressure

Here we present the second installment of our three-part blog entitled “Lullably: The Financial Markets Tease Us Back to Complacency”. This piece takes a retrospective on the market over the past three years, while offering a progressive commentary. After publishing … Continue reading

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Lullaby Part 1: We’re Only Human

Over the next couple blog posts we will be doing a 3-part post entitled “Lullably: The Financial Markets Tease Us Back to Complacency”. This piece takes a retrospective on the market over the past three years, while offering a progressive … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware!

Buyer Beware! Don’t let them fool you…Advisors love crazy markets.  You see, this is the time they prey on the weak because they know that the research shows that money is on the move.  In fact, a Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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What am I supposed to do?

We recognize that over the past couple weeks we have posted quite a lot of content in several blog posts, and while we hope that you’ve found those posts to be insightful and informational, this week we’d like to do … Continue reading

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Surviving a Volatile Market

In our last special post we covered some of the economic issues we have been facing in the financial markets this past week, that have created a renewed volatility that is reviving those all too familiar unwelcome feelings among many … Continue reading

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