The Need for Diversification (“Skittles Chart”) Asset Class Index Performance

September 20, 2014 | Loring Ward

The “Skittles Chart” is a great way to show investors the randomness of investment returns from one year to the next, reinforcing the potential benefits.

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Mental Landmines

April 1, 2014 | Loring Ward, Portfolio Perspectives

When you look at the annual returns for the S&P 500 index for the past five years as displayed in the table below, what do you think.

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Stupid Stock Market Tricks: Looking for Guidance in All the Wrong Places

March 15, 2014 | Asset Class iQ, Loring Ward

As millions of people around the world watched the Super Bowl in February, at least some were concerned more about how the outcome would affect their.

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Why Invest Internationally?

March 1, 2014 | Asset Class iQ, Loring Ward

The United States may be the cradle of liberty and democracy, the well spring of global innovation and economic growth, but when it comes to stock market performance, the United States.

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