KEY TAKEAWAYS Financial journalists periodically stoke investors' record-high anxiety by suggesting the laws of physics apply to financial markets—that what goes up must come down.But shares are not heavy objects kept aloft through strenuous effort. They are perpetual claim tickets on companies' earnings and dividends.If stocks have a positive expected return, reaching record highs with some frequency is exactly the outcome we would expect. Read the full article by Dimensional VP … [Read more...] about All-Time-High Anxiety
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 20218:30 AM AZ/ 10:30 AM CT Complimentary Online Public Presentation Dimensional's Jake DeKinder and Mark Gochnour explore three topics dominating the financial news in 2021. Join Jake DeKinder and Mark Gochnour for a conversation on topics that have captured investor interest this year. During the webcast, they will discuss the rise of cryptocurrencies around the globe. They also will offer a long-term perspective on recent stock market activity and discuss … [Read more...] about 2021 Hot Topics: Inflation, Crypto, and Market Highs Webcast
Investment opportunities exist all around the globe, but the randomness of global stock returns makes it exceedingly difficult to figure out which markets are likely to be outperformers. How should investors deal with this kind of uncertainty? Read Dimensional's article, "Which Country Will Outperform? Here's Why It Shouldn't Matter.," HERE. LEARN MORE One Pager: The Randomness of Global Stock Returns … [Read more...] about Which Country Will Outperform? Here’s Why It Shouldn’t Matter.
In the early months of the pandemic, markets struggled to understand how COVID-19 would affect the economy, and volatility went through the roof. Read Dimensional Funds Director and Consultant Kenneth French, PhD's article, "Equilibrium Markets in the Time of COVID" HERE. LEARN MORE Righting the Ship: One Year Later False Negatives and False Positives Do Downturns Lead to Down Years? … [Read more...] about Equilibrium Markets in the Time of COVID
KEY TAKEAWAYS After last year's economic shocks, we shouldn't be surprised to see prices rebounding.But the potential for inflation is one among many factors investors take into account when agreeing on a price at which to trade.A look at headlines from the past 50 years shows the difficulty of timing markets around inflation expectations. Investors may be better served sticking to a long-term plan. Read Dimensional Funds VP Weston Wellington's article, "'Everything Screams Inflation.' How … [Read more...] about ‘Everything Screams Inflation.’ How to Interpret the Headlines.
The State of Investing: One Year Following COVID Market Lows THURSDAY, APRIL 812 PM AZ/2 PM ET Complimentary Online Public Forum Back by popular demand, Dimensional VP and special guest of Scottsdale Wealth Planning Joel Hefner will lead us in a thoughtful discussion and examination of the State of Investing following the 12-month period since Markets hit the "COVID Low" of March 2020. Together we will take a deep dive into what happened in the Markets, how Markets function, and … [Read more...] about Join Us for ONE YEAR INTO THE COVID MARKETS! Webcast