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Asset Allocation Losses – Striking the Right Balance

An prudent investment strategy starts with an asset allocation suitable for the portfolio’s objective. The allocation should be built upon reasonable expectations for risk and returns, and should use diversified investments to avoid exposure to unnecessary risks. Both asset allocation and diversification are rooted in the idea of balance. Because all investments involve risk, investors […]

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Your Asset Allocation and the Markets: 2016 Investor Losses Total More Than $1.5 Trillion

The stock market decline in 2016 has accounted for $2.3 trillion in investor losses from the market’s top last year and $1.5 trillion in net wealth just this year. The giant companies that predominantly populate the Standard & Poor’s 500 have fallen an average of 8.9% this year. The S&P 500 is down 8% this year already […]

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