Category Archives: Asset Allocation

Supercharging Your Investment Portfolio – WSJ.com

Supercharging Your Investment Portfolio – WSJ.com. The drama in Europe is putting the best-laid investing plans to the test. Each day, it seems, stocks are either soaring (“risk on”) or plunging (“risk off”)—yet for the year the Dow Jones Industrial … Continue reading

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Correlations Highest Since 1987

And you know what that means.   WSJ: The Herd Instinct Takes Over The market's flock-like behavior is one more reflection of the growing influence of investors using broad-based strategies to buy and sell large blocks of stocks. Instead of … Continue reading

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GMO: Why Diversification Failed

Download 2008-12 GMO When Diversification Failed Excellent discussion of risks beyond unsystematic risk.  Solid investing advice.

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Two Great (Cor)Related Articles: Tight Correlations between All Asset Classes & Roubini on Mother of All Carry Trades

Download 2009-11-2 Dollar Calls the Tune for Stocks, Bonds, Oil -  Download 2009-11-1 FT Roubini Mother of all Carry Trades Faces Inevitable BustWSJ.com A joke making the rounds among stock investors is that they've all become currency traders. In recent … Continue reading

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