Equity markets around the globe posted positive returns in the second quarter. Looking at broad market indices, US and non-US developed markets outperformed emerging markets for the quarter.Value performance was mixed in the US, with small value outperforming small growth but large value underperforming large growth. Value underperformed growth in non-US developed markets and outperformed in emerging markets.Small caps underperformed large caps in the US and non-US developed markets but … [Read more...] about Q2 2021 Market Review
Money Magazine: David Booth on Value Stocks’ Comeback and Why Bitcoin Isn’t a Bubble
Dimensional Founder David Booth was featured in a Money Magazine Q&A addressing topics on investors' minds now, including Value stocks and Bitcoin. Read the full article HERE. LEARN MORE Tales from the Crypto: How to Think About Bitcoin Think Investing Is a Game? Stop. Gauging Market Expectations? DISCLOSURES Dimensional Fund Advisors LP is an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This information is provided for … [Read more...] about Money Magazine: David Booth on Value Stocks’ Comeback and Why Bitcoin Isn’t a Bubble
Tales from the Crypto: How to Think About Bitcoin
Everything you don't understand about money combined with everything you don't understand about computers.HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, March 11, 2018 Bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies (now numbering in the thousands) are the subject of much debate and fascination. Given bitcoin's dramatic price changes, it is not surprising that many are speculating about its possible role in a portfolio. Read Dimensional Funds VP Weston Wellington's article, "Tales from the Crypto: How to … [Read more...] about Tales from the Crypto: How to Think About Bitcoin
YOLO, Meme, and EMH: What’s Your Investment Style?
As Reddit users rock stock exchanges, investors may debate the resiliency of markets. Here's what we can learn about market efficiency from a new vein of investing. Read Dimensional's Marlena Lee, PhD's article, "YOLO, Meme, and EMH: What's Your Investment Style?," HERE. LEARN MORE Think Investing Is a Game? Stop. Flexibility in Practice: How We Handled GameStop The Seductive Nature of Fat Tail Distributions DISCLOSURES The information in this document is … [Read more...] about YOLO, Meme, and EMH: What’s Your Investment Style?
Gauging Market Expectations?
A recent flurry of return spikes for a handful of US stocks has captivated investors and noninvestors alike. Wall Street news trending on social media even amid an NFL playoff season is indeed an unusual event. So, what should investors make of these dramatic price movements? Read Dimensional's Wes Crill, PhD's article, "Gauging Market Expectations?," HERE. LEARN MORE Tesla's Charge Reveals Weak Points of Indexing Market Review 2020: Looking Back on an Unprecedented … [Read more...] about Gauging Market Expectations?
Opinion: The No. 1 investment mistake retirement savers are making: Vanguard study
There's a whole world of investing opportunity out there. Have you considered the potential effects of home country bias in your portfolio? Read the full article by MarketWatch's Brett Arends, "Opinion: The No. 1 investment mistake retirement savers are making: Vanguard study," HERE. DISCLOSURES Scottsdale Wealth Planning, Inc. ("SWP") is a registered investment adviser. Advisory services are only offered to clients or prospective clients where SWP and its representatives are … [Read more...] about Opinion: The No. 1 investment mistake retirement savers are making: Vanguard study