Tag Archives: Bull Market

Patience Pays Off

Investors would do well to expect the unexpected every year

Weston Wellington, the Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors in the US provides timely commentary and insight in response to prominent financial media headlines and topics concerning investors today. In this article he warns that Investors would do well to expect the unexpected every year.

CAPE Fear: Valuation Ratios and Market Timing

Weston Wellington, the Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors in the US provides timely commentary and insight in response to prominent financial media headlines and topics concerning investors today. In this article he discusses adjusting investments based on the CAPE ratio–the Cyclically Adjusted Price / Earnings ratio.

Evidence for Time Diversification

One area where many professional advisers disagree with academics is whether stockmarket investments (shares) tend to become less risky as you go out in time. Advisers say that the longer you hold shares, the more the ups and downs tend to cancel each other out, so you end up with a smaller band of outcomes than […]

Causes for Concern

One of the best businesses to be in is predicting disaster and selling books or newsletters telling people how to overcome the next cataclysmic decline in civilization. Thousands of investors missed the greatest bull market in history because they were subscribing to the monthly predictions contained in Money Week (UK) and Howard Ruff’s Ruff Times […]

2013 – A Year to Remember

Let’s first take a look at the U.S. stock market which punctuated an extraordinary year with gains on the last trading day, moving many of the American indexes to record highs on the final trading day for only the sixth time in history. Despite all the uncertainties that the U.S. faced (the government shutdown, Boston […]