This guest post is written by David Booth - Executive Chairman and Founder of Dimensional. We’ve all been conditioned to see meme investors and Wall Street in opposition, but it seems to me that they have a lot in common. Both believe in picking stocks and think they can beat the market. In my … [Read more...] about Meme Investing? Try Human Ingenuity Instead
Behavioral Factors in Investing
Benjamin Graham was an influential investor whose research in securities laid the groundwork for in-depth fundamental valuation used in stock analysis today by all market participants. In 1949, Graham wrote the acclaimed book, The Intelligent Investor, and it has gained recognition as the … [Read more...] about Benjamin Graham – Words to Live By, Especially Now
If you had invested $1,000 in the stock market in 1990 could you figure out how much that money would be worth today? Possibly. However, if you tried to time the market during that period, I bet you would be surprised how much you would have lost just by missing a few of the market's best … [Read more...] about Missing the Market’s Best Days
I believe that it is difficult but also very helpful for investors, during challenging times like we are experiencing now in the financial markets due to Russia invading Ukraine, to focus on our future and the plan that we have developed for ourselves and our families. I believe that remembering … [Read more...] about Bring Back the Bond Certificate Mentality
2020 was the year of the unprecedented, but 2021 certainly had its fair share of newsworthy events. As we entered this year, there were still many uncertainties, and it's hard to believe how different our world looks today than it did 12 months ago. This year we've witnessed history through the … [Read more...] about What Did We Learn About Investing in 2021?
Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) is holding a Shareholder Meeting on December 29, 2021. One of the reasons for this meeting is that David Booth, Roger Ibbotson, and Myron Scholes, who currently serve as directors, will be retiring from the Board. David currently serves as Chairman of the Board and … [Read more...] about Ten Obstacles to Investing & How to Overcome Them