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?
Emerging markets are an important part of a well-diversified global equity portfolio. However, recent history reminds us that they can be volatile and can perform differently than developed markets. In THIS ARTICLE, Dimensional provides a longer historical perspective on the performance of emerging markets and the countries that constitute them. DISCLOSURES The information in this document is provided in good faith without any warranty and is intended for the recipient's background … [Read more...] about Ins and Outs of Emerging Markets Investing: Market Behavior and Evolution
If studying financial markets for 50 years teaches you anything, it's to keep things in perspective. During times of great uncertainty, like we're experiencing now, investors may feel tempted to project today's headlines forward or forget the useful lessons we've learned from the past... Read Dimensional Executive Chairman and Founder David Booth's full essay on Value investing HERE. Originally published in MarketWatch. DISCLOSURES This material is in relation to … [Read more...] about David Booth on Value Investing
What does a century of economic cycles teach investors about investing? Click HERE to explore Dimensional's interactive exhibit to examine how stocks have behaved during US economic downturns. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investing risks include loss of principal and fluctuating value. There is no guarantee an investment strategy will be successful. The information in this document is provided in good faith without any warranty and is intended for the … [Read more...] about Market Returns Through a Century of Recessions
From Dimensional Fund Advisors The impact of missing just a few of the market's best days can be profound, as this look at a hypothetical investment in the stocks that make up the S&P 500 Index shows. A hypothetical $1,000 turns into $138,908 from 1970 through the end of August 2019. Miss the S&P 500's five best days and that's $90,171. Miss the 25 best days and the return dwindles to $32,763. There's no proven way to time the market—targeting the best days or moving to the … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Fail at Market Timing