The Ups and Downs of Investing in Emerging Markets

The Ups and Downs of Investing in Emerging Markets

One of my favorite charts on investing is the Callan table of investment returns. The chart depicts the return of various asset classes1 from year-to-year, and just a glance at it shows how volatile relative returns can be. An asset class that leads the pack for...
Realistic Investment Expectations

Realistic Investment Expectations

Bear markets are a preoccupation for many investors and they are one of the primary reasons that the idea of timing the market is attractive. But the reality is that bear markets are the exception and not the norm. The market has risen on average 2 out of every 3...