Articles under “diversified portfolio”

Sound Investing When Markets Are in Turmoil

What should you do when market volatility has you doubting your investment strategy? No worries — Wealthfront Chief Investment Officer Burt Malkiel has clear advice.

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Global Diversification: Why You Should Invest in Foreign and Emerging Markets

Investing in global markets actually makes investing less risky and uncertain because no one can accurately predict which asset classes will perform the best at any given time. In this post, we’ll talk about getting over the “home bias” hump so you can take advantage of foreign and emerging markets.

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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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