February 7, 2020

The following commentary is provided by Dimensional Fund Advisors. 

The first decade of the 21st century, and the second one that recently ended, have reinforced for investors some timeless market lessons: Returns can vary sharply from one period to another. Holding a b...

February 5, 2020

The following commentary is provided by Dimensional Fund Advisors.

Investors often see dividends as a way to generate income. But dividend strategies are not the only way to produce cash, and investors should be aware of the potential tradeoffs that accompany a focus on...

January 13, 2020

Click here to see the 2019 Market Review in Slides

Imagine it is early January 2010 and you are reading a review of the financial markets. Investors have been on a roller coaster over the past three years, living through the stress of the global financial crisis and mar...

November 15, 2019

How markets work in the age of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google. (Link)

September 2, 2019

While many investors are following the latest trends of the current decade, how did this strategy work out in the prior decade? (Link)

July 2, 2019

How difficult is trying to time the markets? So difficult over 77% of the money management experts running equity funds and 92% of fixed income funds fail at it. (Link)

June 23, 2019

Can we predict the market returns of countries? (Link

May 4, 2019

What is the average rate of return we should expect? How often has the market actually delivered that average? (Link

May 4, 2019

Should we change our investment allocations to favor certain countries? Perhaps those that have done well lately? 

The 2019 Matrix Book has more than a few takeaways and is a fantastic tool to provide numbers to theory.

April 7, 2019

Has index investing distorted markets? Will it continue to be a good investment style in the future? (Link)

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July 17, 2019

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