The anticipation building up to elections often brings with it questions about how financial markets will respond. But the outcome of an election is only one of many inputs to the market. Click HERE to explore Dimensional's interactive exhibit to examine market and economic data for nearly 100 years of US presidential terms. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investing risks include loss of principal and fluctuating value. There is no guarantee an investment … [Read more...] about How Much Impact Does the President Have on Stocks?
Q3 2020 Market Review from Paul Ohanian, CFP® This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets.The report also illustrates the performance of globally diversified portfolios and features a quarterly topic. Nothing on this website shall constitute or serve as an offer to sell products or services in any … [Read more...] about Q3 2020 Market Update
Over the 10 years from September 2010 to August 2020, a portfolio of the so-called FAANG stocks-Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google's parent company, Alphabet-held in proportion to their market caps would have delivered an average annual return of 34.25% per year. That means on average, the value of the portfolio doubled about every 2.5 years. Given their great returns over the last 10 years, what is our best guess of how the FAANG stocks will do over the next decade? Read … [Read more...] about Investing in FAANG Stocks: Should You Expect Unexpected Returns?
Join us on Friday, September 18 at 11 AM MST for insights on current markets and long-term investing from Dimensional Fund Advisors. Dimensional's Mark Gochnour and Jake DeKinder offer a perspective on different market segment returns during 2020, including value and growth stocks, and give historical context to recent performance. They also discuss how past economic events have impacted the financial markets and highlight the importance of thinking long term to pursue expected … [Read more...] about You’re Invited! Value vs. Growth: Past, Present, and Future Webcast
This year's turmoil has inflicted hardships on some firms while presenting opportunities for others—and the stock market is behaving as we might expect. Read Dimensional's Weston Wellington's essay, "Is the Stock Market Divorces from Reality?," HERE. DISCLOSURES This information is intended for educational purposes and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell a particular security. Named securities may be held in accounts managed by Dimensional. The … [Read more...] about Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality?