For the 10-year period 2008 through 2017, a very wide dispersion in returns has existed in markets. U.S. stocks far outperformed international stocks, and growth stocks outperformed value stocks.
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What type of investor are you? This short video from Investing Made Simple explains what it means to be an Active Investor vs. a Passive Investor and illustrates the pros and cons of both.
FYI, great summary of a little known aspect of tax reform which allows investors to defer gains (and receive a 15% step up in basis) by rolling all or a portion of the gains into low income community funds, eg Qualified Opportunity Zones.
The New York stock market crash of 1987 happened 30 years ago when, on October 19, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA or the Dow) plunged by a then-record 508 points—a 22% decline in the index....
How do we do that? The answer is: making sure our sons and daughters have been educated on key financial topics.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett praises indexing, and American dynamism in his 2016 letter to shareholders.