Articles under “diversified portfolio”

How to Think About Long-Term Investing

At Wealthfront we try to make it very clear that our investment approach is only appropriate for the long term. This often raises the question: How long is “long term”?

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Buying on the Dip

Over the past five years we have written numerous posts to try to convince our readers that timing the market doesn’t make sense. We’ve provided data that proves the average retail investor loses a significant amount of money from doing what feels right: buying when the market rises and selling when it declines.

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What Should the Investor Do About The Bond Market?

Professional investment advisors as well as academic financial economists have traditionally advised investors to hold widely diversified portfolios. Indeed diversification has often been called “the only free lunch” available to investors.

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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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