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‘Gurus’ Without A Clue

  • August 24th, 2015

In my role as director of research for The BAM Alliance, a community of more than 140 registered investment advisor firms, I’m frequently asked both by clients and other advisors to address the issues raised by market “gurus” who make forecasts in the financial media. These forecasts often create anxiety, so investors naturally ask whether…

Financialization And Commodities

  • August 24th, 2015

Slightly more than a decade ago, several studies were published raising the possibility that an allocation to commodities (in the shape of fully collateralized futures) could improve the efficiency of a portfolio due to the diversification benefit (the low to negative correlation of commodities to both stocks and nominal bonds) provided through including this asset…

When it comes to investing, rely on long-term wisdom

  • August 24th, 2015

When it comes to the market’s peaks and troughs, investors often don’t react as rationally as they might think. In fact, in times of extreme volatility or poor performance, emotions threaten to commandeer our common sense and warp our memory. It’s called recency bias. Recency bias is basically the tendency to think that trends and…

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