Understanding how asset allocation can lead to a balanced portfolio Asset allocation is the composition of different asset classes within a given portfolio. Traditionally, the four main asset classes to construct your allocation are stocks, bonds, cash and real estate. A good investor should have a solid grasp of what their asset allocation should be.
As stock market valuations sit near all-time highs you may be wondering what this means for the future of your portfolio. The only rival of fundamental stock ratios to our current time is the glorious Tech Bubble itself. Famous and well back-tested measures such as the CAPE ratio and our own Market Risk Index can.
Our principles of investing provide insight into our core beliefs. When it comes to investing, Hedgehog believes in keeping concepts simple. While there are many different rules and strategies for different investors, we have boiled down five of the most important investment rules. Investment Rule #1: Get in the Market! Since 1929, the S&P 500.
Becoming a DIY Investor Do-it-yourself, or DIY, investing is an investment approach where the investor creates his/her own investment portfolio instead of utilizing an investment professional. Being a DIY investor and managing your own portfolio comes with some inherent risks, but also carries some significant benefits. Market timing and emotions can cause investors to become.
I mean, this seems like a simple question, but there can be many different answers. Are we talking about an index or a single stock? During what time frame? Large cap or small cap? Let’s assume the purpose of this question is to give you a better understanding of the returns you can expect from.