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Vanguard 2012 Economic Outlook

On 06/08/2012, in Economics, Learning to Invest, by Jordan Wilson

As we move through 2012, uncertainty exists over global economic and financial markets.

Which countries’ economies will prosper? Or maybe the better question is, which countries’ economies will not completely crater in 2012? Which equity markets should investors consider? What should I do about all the market volatility?

There are many concerns out there for investors.

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A Little More on Diversification

On 06/14/2010, in Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

Today we shall look at a few more areas of interest relating to diversification.

In An Introduction to Diversification, we saw that Investopedia recommends holding a “wide variety of investments” to benefit from diversification.

Further, that a diversified portfolio will generate “higher returns and pose a lower risk than any individual investment found within the portfolio”?

Is this true? What does it mean?

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Limitations of Standard Deviations

On 05/13/2010, in Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

While standard deviations are indeed useful, be aware that there are limitations to their use.

Here are a few things you should consider before using standard deviations as a risk measure.

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Investment Risk in Greater Detail

On 05/11/2010, in Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

Today we look at investment risk in greater detail.

This expands on our preliminary discussion in Defining Investment Risk.

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