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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?
Prof. Kenneth French explains how he uses anticipated regret when deciding how to split his portfolio between stocks and bonds, and he shares two essential beliefs about the market that affect his allocation. … [Read more...] about Kenneth French on Building Confidence as an Investor
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one. —Voltaire "The market hates uncertainty" has been a common enough saying in recent years, but how logical is it? There are many different aspects to uncertainty, some that can be measured and some that cannot. Uncertainty is an unchangeable condition of existence. As individuals, we can feel more or less uncertain, but that is a distinctly human phenomenon. Rather than ebbing and flowing with investor sentiment, … [Read more...] about The Uncertainty Paradox