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Understanding How Markets Work for You: Principle 4 in Evidence-Based Investing

Attending to how markets work is important for you and your investment portfolio. Should you buy, sell, or hold tight? Before the news tempts you to jump into or flee from breaking trends, it’s critical

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Resist Chasing Past Performance: Principle 3 in Evidence-Based Investing

Some investors select mutual funds based on their past performance. Yet, past returns offer little insight into a fund’s future returns. For example, most funds in the top quartile (25%) of previous

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Trying To Outguess the Market Has No Role: Principle 2 in Evidence-Based Investing

Trying To Outguess the Market Has No Role: Principle 2 in Evidence-Based Investing

Wouldn’t it be great to hold only top selections in your investment portfolio, with no disappointments to detract from your success? Of course it would. It would also be nice to hold a $100 million winning

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Embrace Market Pricing: Principle 1 in Evidence Based Investing

Embrace Market Pricing: Principle 1 in Evidence Based Investing

Market pricing is about you, the market, and the prices you pay. When it comes to investing it helps to know what you’re facing. In this case, that’s “the market.” How do you achieve every investor’s

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Investors Should Think Twice Before Chasing the Biggest Stocks

1. Ten largest companies by market capitalization.2. Returns are measured as of start of first calendar year after a stock joins Top 10. As companies grow to become some of the largest firms trading

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How Has Market Behavior Evolved For Emerging Markets Investing?

How Has Market Behavior Evolved For Emerging Markets Investing?

Understanding market behavior and evolution are just as important for emerging markets as for developed markets, as emerging markets are an important part of a well-diversified global equity portfolio.

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When It’s Value Stocks vs. Growth Stocks, History Is on Value’s Side

When It’s Value Stocks vs. Growth Stocks, History Is on Value’s Side

Recently, growth stocks have enjoyed a run of outperformance vs. their value counterparts. But while disappointing periods emerge from time to time, the principle that lower relative prices lead to higher

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