Tag Archives: Market Efficiency

Is past performance a guide to future results?

One of the biggest challenges I faced during the early years of my career as a financial planner, prior to establishing Wealthflow LLP in 2007, was finding an investment proposition to complement a long-term, strategic approach to financial planning. Too often, I found myself apologising to clients when their investments did not meet our – […]

Secrets of Financial Success

Secrets of Financial Success It may or may not have escaped your notice that on Monday this week, this year’s Noble Prize in economics was awarded to three American economists; Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller, who have spent their academic lives looking at stock market pricing concepts in different ways. Why should […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors

The Financial Times featured David Booth, Dimensional’s chairman and co-CEO, in a article titled “Still a Firm Believer in Market Efficiency.” The article recognises how the validity of the firm’s founding beliefs has contributed to its steady growth and notable outperformance in small cap and emerging markets portfolios.