January 2014 The Golden Ticket Trap By Jim Parker Vice President DFA Australia Limited “In a popular children’s story, the young hero pins all his hopes on finding one of a handful of “golden tickets” hidden among millions of candy bars. It seems many people approach investing t
December 2013 Many Happy Returns By Jim Parker Vice President DFA Australia Limited “It’s that time of the year when the talking heads of television and the prognosticators of print issue their sage outlooks for the coming 12 months. While this crystal ball gazing is always ente
December 2013 Rate Expectations By Jim Parker Vice President DFA Australia Limited “Interest rates around the world are at historic lows. They can only go in one direction from here, right? And aren’t rising interest rates bad for bond investors? The truth might surprise you.