2018 Market Outlook

2018 Market Outlook

Where should you invest now?  As I wrote last year in “Should I Own International Stocks?”, in investing it is important to “skate where the puck is going, not where it has been” (Wayne Gretzky).  What this means is don’t…

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10 Year Real Returns

Should I Own International Stocks?

Why own international stocks? Especially when, as noted in Exhibit 1 below, US stocks have outperformed international stocks over the last one, five and ten years, respectively.  After all, most investors would have been better off only investing in US…

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Valuation Change

Why Have US Stocks Performed So Well?

During 2011, in the midst of the federal debt showdown, there would have been very few investors who believed the S&P 500 would return 16% per year over the next five years, especially if they knew that company economic performance would…

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Our Top 4 Must Reads from November 2014

This month’s edition features articles that focus on the growing dissatisfaction of having foreign investments in your portfolio, how economic slumps in the past have influenced our progress, and the data-driven process of forecasting recessions. One of the links this…

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