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?
Investment fads are nothing new. When selecting strategies for their portfolios, investors are often tempted to seek out the latest and greatest investment opportunities. Over the years, these approaches have sought to capitalize on developments such as the perceived relative strength of particular geographic regions, technological changes in the economy, or the popularity of different natural resources. But long-term investors should be aware that letting short-term trends influence their … [Read more...] about Déjà Vu All Over Again