In this video, Kenneth French explains why lower economic growth may not hinder future stock returns. In fact, history shows that average returns tend to be higher during periods of economic difficulty. The information about a current recession is factored into stock prices, and investors may require a higher expected return to induce them to take higher perceived risk
Using an illustrated timeline, David Booth of DFA chronicles US stock market performance in four periods since World War II. His review suggests prevailing market sentiment is often wrong and that investors must stay disciplined through all market environments to pursue their long-term goals.
Click through to see the short video. What do you think?
If you or someone you know is an IRA owner over the age of 70.5, the recently passed tax act of 2010 provides a special opportunity to make a charitable contribution from your IRA in the month of January (2011) and still receive a 2010 deduction.
The investment community lost a valuable source for sound information when Gordon Murray died last Saturday. His last wish was to clear his name after many years of active trading having realized its futility. This revelation led to a belief in passive management, low cost and diversification – all fundamental parts of Hutchison Whitehead’s investment philosophy.
Confused by the alphabet soup following financial advisers’ names? The following article by the Wall Street Journal shows you which designations to be wary of and which are the most respected.
The principals at Hutchison Whitehead represent the top three designations listed in the article.