Russia's invasion of Ukraine is an important reminder that geopolitical risk is a part of investing in global markets. Dimensional's systematic active approach is designed to adjust to new information in real time, including information about geopolitical events and their potential repercussions for markets. Read the full article, "Navigating Geopolitical Events," by Dimensional Funds Senior Investment Director and Vice President Karen Umland, HERE. DISCLOSURES The information … [Read more...] about Navigating Geopolitical Events
Is It Time to Sell Stocks?
KEY TAKEAWAYS Soaring inflation and record market highs may leave investors wondering whether it's time to adjust their portfolios.Researchers have examined a wide range of timing strategies based on earnings, dividends, interest rates, economic growth, and more.A recent Morningstar report showed that investors may be better off steering clear of tactical asset allocation strategies and avoiding making short-term shifts among asset classes. Read the full article by DFA Vice President … [Read more...] about Is It Time to Sell Stocks?
Market Review 2021: A Recovery Amid Challenges
KEY TAKEAWAYS Stock markets continued to climb higher in 2021, with the S&P 500 hitting a series of all-time closing highs and ending the year near a record. While COVID-19 continued to dominate headlines, concerns also focused on inflation and its potential impact. Investors saw volatility in areas ranging from cryptocurrencies to so-called meme stocks, highlighting the importance of long-term planning and flexibility in a fast-moving market. Read Dimensional's full article, … [Read more...] about Market Review 2021: A Recovery Amid Challenges
Why I’ll Always Be Optimistic About the Market
Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, David Booth's beliefs in markets have been tested more than ever. And they've held up. The Executive Chairman and Founder of Dimensional Fund Advisors shares his perspective in, "Why I'll Always Be Optimistic About the Market." Rather than having to guess what will happen to whom and when, I choose a different path. I invest in the market.David Booth, Executive Chairman and Founder of Dimensional Fund Advisors Read the full article from … [Read more...] about Why I’ll Always Be Optimistic About the Market
10 Obstacles to Investing—and How to Overcome Them
Even though the investment principles we run on are simple, they aren't always easy to understand and accept. Many people struggle with some of the basic concepts behind long-term, highly diversified investing—it's a matter of human nature."David Booth, Executive Chairman and Founder of Dimensional Fund Advisors Read the full article by Dimensional Executive Chairman and Founder David Booth, "10 Obstacles to Investing—and How to Overcome Them" HERE. ARTICLE … [Read more...] about 10 Obstacles to Investing—and How to Overcome Them
The Surprising Dividends of Transformed Investing
Executive Producer of the CBS comedy "United States of Al" and Dimensional consultant David Goetsch shares his thoughts on investments and investing in, "The Surprising Dividends of Transformed Investing." Uncertainty can pull you under the water, or you can choose to ride its wave. Most of us will experience both. Human beings are subject to more uncertainty than we'd like. But the sooner I accepted this truth, the sooner I found a way to hold my breath when I was underwater and smile when … [Read more...] about The Surprising Dividends of Transformed Investing