Dimensional founder David Booth discusses the market can reward us for having faith in our fellow human beings in his article, "Meme Investing? Try Human Ingenuity Instead." Read the full article HERE. When Wall Street or meme investors think they can capitalize on "mispricing," they're not betting against Wall Street so much as they are betting against human ingenuity.David Booth, Founder Dimensional Fund Advisors DISCLOSURES The information in this document is provided in good faith … [Read more...] about Meme Investing? Try Human Ingenuity Instead.
All Eyes on the Fed? A Look at Federal Funds Rate, Bond Return, and Term Premium
KEY TAKEAWAYS The prospect of an increase in the federal funds rate has raised questions about future bond performance for some investors.Our analysis of global government bond data from 1984-2021 shows no reliable relation between past changes in the federal funds rate and either future bond excess return over cash or future term premiums.We can target higher expected returns by dynamically varying a strategy's duration decision based on current term spreads across global yield … [Read more...] about All Eyes on the Fed? A Look at Federal Funds Rate, Bond Return, and Term Premium
Myth-Busting with Momentum: How to Pursue the Premium
Nearly 30 years after its formal discovery,1 the appeal of stock price momentum2 remains in the eye of the beholder. Read the latest research paper, "Myth-Busting with Momentum: How to Pursue the Premium" by Dimensional Head of Investment Strategist and Vice President Wes Crill, PhD, HERE. FOOTNOTES Narasimhan Jegadeesh and Sheridan Titman, "Returns to Buying Winners and Selling Losers: Implications for Stock Market Efficiency," Journal of Finance 48, no. 1 (1993).Stock price … [Read more...] about Myth-Busting with Momentum: How to Pursue the Premium
Beyond the Label, ESG Funds May Miss Their Mark
KEY TAKEAWAYS Components of ESG in an investment strategy, how they're measured, and the method of incorporation can lead to a wide range of investment outcomes.ESG strategies exhibit a broad spectrum of characteristics, which may drive expected returns that differ from the market.Greenhouse gas emissions exposure has varied substantially across ESG strategies, highlighting the importance of looking beyond ESG labels to determine whether an ESG investment is consistent with one's … [Read more...] about Beyond the Label, ESG Funds May Miss Their Mark