Daily Archives: October 6, 2014

Diversification sucks

Let’s face it.  Being a diversified investor is terrible. 1) You will always be worse than the best performing asset class (and you will always compare your performance to the best asset class, because your brain is terribly designed for investing). For this reason your portfolio’s performance will always seem mediocre. 2) You will always […]

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3Q 2014 In Review

In The Markets After months and months of market gains, risk is suddenly back on everyone’s mind.  During the third quarter, large cap US stocks managed to squeak by with a small gain, but many other asset classes saw losses.   US Small cap stocks (-7.36%) and developed (-5.88%) and emerging foreign markets (-4.33%) were […]

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