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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Our 2013 “Seinfeld” Markets

Our 2013 “Seinfeld” Markets

We can’t help but love working with a fund manager that is not only intensely loyal to the science of capital markets, but can laugh about it too. These qualities are combined in Dimensional Fund Advisors’ 2013 Review, a market/economic summary that the firm releases each January. Whi
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Stocks or Bonds: Active Management Is Ill-Advised

Stocks or Bonds: Active Management Is Ill-Advised

In our last blog post, we shared the timeless principles we suggest for your fixed income investing. We also previously presented a Vanguard Funds report demonstrating that actively managed stock funds face punishing odds in their quest to outperform appropriate market benchmarks. But
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Fixed Income: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Fixed Income: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Interest rates are at historic lows and, for several years now, numerous market pundits have been forecasting an upward move. This leaves many investors fretting about what might happen when rates rise. Some contemplate whether they should be making dramatic changes to their portfolio
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