This post is written by David Booth - Executive Chairman and Founder of Dimensional. It’s hard to believe we’re approaching the end of the second year of this global pandemic. Despite the pain and loss endured by so many all over the world, I hope some positive changes have come from the shock … [Read more...] about Why I’ll Always Be Optimistic About the Market
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It’s easy to view the stories of market speculation that have dominated the news recently as cautionary tales for individual investors. But we can also look at the current moment as an opportunity to welcome a new group of investors to the market: those who have been drawn in by all the high-stakes … [Read more...] about Think Investing Is a Game? Stop.
History shows that you can’t time stock market premium returns. A historical study of stock market returns has shown that the global stock markets have rewarded investors for taking on more risk with smaller companies, and value companies. However, to capture these market historic premiums, you have … [Read more...] about History Shows That You Can’t Time Stock Market Returns
Whether you’ve been investing for decades or are just getting started, at some point on your investment journey you’ll likely ask yourself some of the questions below. Trying to answer these questions may be intimidating but know that you’re not alone. Know that we are here to help as your … [Read more...] about Key Questions for the Long-Term Investor
I have found that the importance of having an investment philosophy—one that is robust and that you can stick with— cannot be overstated. — David Booth, the Executive Chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors, which he co-founded with Rex Sinquefield. The US stock market has delivered an average … [Read more...] about The Uncommon Average
Over the last several years, index funds have received increased attention from investors and the financial media. Some have even made claims that the increased usage of index funds may be distorting market prices. For many, this argument hinges on the premise that indexing reduces the efficacy … [Read more...] about The Index Bogeyman