Emerging markets are an important part of a well-diversified global equity portfolio. However, recent history reminds us that they can be volatile and can perform differently than developed markets. In THIS ARTICLE, Dimensional provides a longer historical perspective on the performance of emerging markets and the countries that constitute them. DISCLOSURES The information in this document is provided in good faith without any warranty and is intended for the recipient's background … [Read more...] about Ins and Outs of Emerging Markets Investing: Market Behavior and Evolution
"I believe in preserving and promoting the important Arizona Historical Society mission for our future generations."Paul Ohanian, CFP® Read the full article, "Ohanian joins Friends of Arizona Historical Society board" published by the Scottsdale Independent HERE. … [Read more...] about In the News: Paul Ohanian, CFP®, joins Friends of Arizona Historical Society board.
If studying financial markets for 50 years teaches you anything, it's to keep things in perspective. During times of great uncertainty, like we're experiencing now, investors may feel tempted to project today's headlines forward or forget the useful lessons we've learned from the past... Read Dimensional Executive Chairman and Founder David Booth's full essay on Value investing HERE. Originally published in MarketWatch. DISCLOSURES This material is in relation to … [Read more...] about David Booth on Value Investing
What does a century of economic cycles teach investors about investing? Click HERE to explore Dimensional's interactive exhibit to examine how stocks have behaved during US economic downturns. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investing risks include loss of principal and fluctuating value. There is no guarantee an investment strategy will be successful. The information in this document is provided in good faith without any warranty and is intended for the … [Read more...] about Market Returns Through a Century of Recessions
Investors often wonder whether the market will rise or fall based on who is elected president. The data show that capturing the long-term returns of the capital markets does not depend on which party controls the White House. In a recent webcast, Dimensional's Mark Gochnour and Jake DeKinder offered lessons from history. … [Read more...] about What History Tells Us About Elections and the Market
Getting capital into stocks, whether gradually or all at once, puts investors in position to reap the potential benefits. Read Dimensional Fund Advisors's article, "Taking Stock of Lump-Sum Investing vs. Dollar-Cost Averaging," HERE. The information in this document is provided in good faith without any warranty and is intended for the recipient's background information only. It does not constitute investment advice, recommendation, or an offer of any services or products for sale … [Read more...] about Taking Stock of Lump-Sum Investing vs. Dollar-Cost Averaging