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Want Big Returns? Risk is the Only Certainty

Jeff Holland - Want Big Returns? Risk is the Only Certainty

If you want to get excess returns in the market, expect volatility and price fluctuations. You cannot have one without the other.

The alternative is to buy a Treasury Bill or a money market fund; but if you want a higher rate of return, you have to be willing to accept more risk. Bull and Bear markets will cycle; and while it’s never comfortable when the market drops, just remember that the market is priced to provide investors with a return each and every day. Continue reading

How Do You Manage Uncertainty in the Market (without a Crystal Ball)?

VIAIV Investments - How do You Manage Uncertainty in the Market (without a Crystal Ball)?We live our lives uncertain of future outcomes — and it will always be this way.

None of us have a crystal ball to predict the future, and that is why it’s important to learn how to effectively deal with uncertainty in our personal lives — and our investment lives. Fortunately, there’s a solution to handling uncertainty in our investment lives which involves diversification, academic research, and financial science. Continue reading