Can Volatility Predict Returns?

In this Issue Brief, Dimensional Fund Advisors examines the relationship between current volatility and subsequent returns. When volatility spikes, remaining disciplined in your investments can be challenging. Pundits are quick to link volatility to any number of impending "crises" and to predict that short term returns will be poor, "Brexit" being a recent example of this.

Investors should consider a well-diversified global strategy

Last month, I posted a blog about the importance of owning emerging markets in your portfolio. This blog post is a continuation of that discussion and includes a pop quiz. Please take a few minutes to watch the video below by Joel Hefner, a VP with Dimensional Fund Advisors.

Quarterly Market Review – Q2 2016

For an in-depth look at the world capital market performance and a timeline of events during the past quarter, here is our Quarterly Market Review:

Client Letter – Q2 2016

During the past quarter, the best performing asset classes were real estate and U.S. large value stocks. The following chart shows the 3-month, 3-year, and 10-year performance of many DFA funds (representing ...