Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Downside of Diversification

Financial advisors – myself included – invariably extol the virtues of diversification. “Investors must be diversified!” we declare. (See here, here and here.) And why wouldn’t we? Diversification improves portfolio returns. Diversification reduces your portfolio’s risk. Diversification truly is the … Continue reading

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The Science of Investing Moves Forward: Part Two

In a previous article, I explained how research by financial academics opened the way to building a better, more diversified portfolio. In particular, they showed how diversifying with “Factors” (or what can be called “drivers of return”) – market, small … Continue reading

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