Dimensional Fund Adivsors, Investing

Article by Dimensional Fund Advisors: Outside the Flags – The Curve Ball

September 2014 The Curve Ball By Jim Parker Vice President DFA Australia Limited “There’s a school of thought that says the best way to manage a fixed income portfolio is to base your investment decisions on where you think interest rates are headed. But what if expectations are
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Dimensional Fund Adivsors, Investing

Article by Dimensional Fund Advisors: Down To The Wire – CAPE Fear: Valuation Ratios and Market Timing

September 2014 Down To The Wire – CAPE Fear: Valuation Ratios and Market Timing By Weston Wellington Vice President Dimensional Fund Advisors “As broad market indices such as the S&P 500 have set new record highs in recent weeks, many investors have become apprehensiv
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Golden Opportunities for Investing?

Golden Opportunities for Investing?

As Valentine’s Day nears, it seems like as good a time as any to cover the frequently asked question about whether gold has an appropriate place in your investment portfolio. We’ve got nothing against your considering the tasteful gift of gold for your sweetheart this time of year, bu
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Fixed Income Factors in a Rough-and-Tumble Market

Fixed Income Factors in a Rough-and-Tumble Market

In our last two blog posts, we provided some of the key building blocks that make for a solid fixed-income foundation. First, we described the stabilizing role that fixed income typically plays in your portfolio. Next, we discussed why we advise against trading in reaction to current
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