Articles under “diversification”

Are You Invested the Right Way for 2016?

As we draw to the close of another year, it’s common for investors to ask themselves, “am I invested the right way for the long term?” Unfortunately, too often we lack access to the data that could help answer that question. Fortunately, Wealthfront is in a unique position.

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Why You Shouldn’t Just Invest in the S&P 500

Diversification matters. Diversification is the key to long-term investment success because it can insulate you, to some extent, from losses.

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Risk Matters

Risk is a four-letter word. So are pain, hurt, and fear.

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Inflation: How Should Investors Prepare for the Future?

Recent data on inflation reminds us of the famous Sherlock Holmes “dog that didn’t bark.” Despite numerous warnings from financial-market pundits that inflation is just around the corner, inflation statistics remain benign and surveys of inflation expectations suggest that price-level expectations are well contained.  So what is the outlook for inflation? Are there reasons for

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