May 7, 2020

The US stock market has averaged about a 10% annual return since 1926, but it's usually well above or below that mark in a given year. Understanding the range can help investors ride out the ups and downs (PDF).

April 10, 2020

The following commentary is provided by Dave Goetsch, executive producer of The Big Bang Theory.

The news is full of stories about the coronavirus. It’s scary. My 10-year-old son came home from school today worried about it. We don’t know how many people this will...

April 9, 2020

The following video, presented by David Booth, discusses the importance of sticking to your investment plan during difficult times. 

April 2, 2020

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Indices are not available for direct investment. Their performance does not reflect the expenses associated with the management of an actual portfolio.
In US dollars.
Data is calculated off rounded daily returns. US M...

March 28, 2020

The following research is provided by Dimensional Fund Advisors. To download their original research paper, click here

Dimensional has managed systematic fixed income strategies since 1983, continually looking for ways to innovate and design reliable investment soluti...

March 5, 2020

The following is provided by Dimensional Fund Advisors.

For investors, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the relentless stream of news about markets. Being bombarded with data and headlines presented as affecting your financial well-being can evoke strong emotional...

March 5, 2020

The following commentary is provided by Dimensional Fund Advisors on putting recent market volatility into historical context. 

In recent days, the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors. While it may be difficult t...

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...

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