Client Letter – Q2 2021

During the second quarter of 2021, the best performing asset classes were U.S. large stocks and real estate.  The following chart shows the 1-year, 10-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index:Market Returns for the period ending June 30, 2021DFA Fund / Index1 Year Return10 Year Return*20 Year Return*S&P 500 […]

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Client Letter – Q1 2021

During the first quarter of 2021, the best performing asset classes were U.S. small and U.S. small value stocks.  The following chart shows the 3-month, 1-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index:Market Returns for the period ending March 31, 2021DFA Fund / Index3 Month Return1 Year Return*20 Year Return*S&P […]

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Client Letter – Q4 2020

During the past quarter, the best performing asset classes were U.S. small, U.S. small value, and international large value stocks. The following chart shows the 3-month, 1-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index:Market Returns for the period ending December 31, 2020DFA Fund / Index3 Month Return1 Year Return20 Year […]

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Client Letter – Q3 2020

During the last quarter, the best performing asset classes were U.S. large stocks, international small stocks, and emerging markets stocks. The following chart shows the 3-month, 10-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index: Market Returns for the period ending September 30, 2020 DFA Fund / Index 3 Month Return […]

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Client Letter – Q2 2020

During the second quarter of 2020, the best performing asset classes were U.S. and international small and value stocks.  The following chart shows the 3-month, 10-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index: Market Returns for the period ending June 30, 2020 DFA Fund / Index 3 Month Return 10 […]

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Client Letter – Q1 2020

During the first quarter of 2020, the best performing asset classes were short term bonds and inflation-protected bonds. The following chart shows the 3-month, 10-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index: Market Returns for the period ending March 31, 2020 DFA Fund / Index 3 Month Return 10 Year […]

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Client Letter – Q4 2019

During the past year, the best performing asset classes were U.S. large stocks and real estate.  The following chart shows the 1-year, 10-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index: Market Returns for the period ending December 31, 2019 DFA Fund / Index 1 Year Return 10 Year Return* 20 […]

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Client Letter – Q3 2019

During the past year, the best performing asset classes were real estate and fixed income (bonds).  The following chart shows the 1-year, 10-year, and 20-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index: Market Returns for the period ending September 30, 2019 DFA Fund / Index 1 Year Return 10 Year Return* 20 […]

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Client Letter – Q2 2019

By Christopher M. Jones, CFP® | July 5, 2019 · During the second quarter of 2019, the best performing asset classes were U.S. and international large stocks, as well as inflation-adjusted bonds.  The following chart shows the 3-month, 3-year, and 5-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index: Market Returns for the […]

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Client Letter – Q1 2019

By Christopher M. Jones, CFP® | April 4, 2019 · During the first quarter of 2019, the best performing asset classes were real estate, the S&P 500, and U.S. small stocks. The following chart shows the 3-month, 5-year, and 10-year performance of many DFA funds (representing different asset classes) compared to the S&P 500 Index: Market Returns for the period […]

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