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June 28, 2016
World Market Capitalization

World Market Capitalization

The cartogram above displays countries by the ratio of their stock market value to the world’s total market value (free-float adjusted). People invest in various countries’ markets based on factors such as population, GDP, and exports, but more generally, investors gravitate to markets offering the optimal risk-adjusted expected returns. Highlighting […]
June 15, 2016
Perils of Market Timing

Perils of Market Timing

Investors who flee the stock market for the safety of cash may experience temporary relief from market volatility. But after leaving stocks, their anxiety may shift to concern over missing a stock market rebound while sitting in cash. The above performance data offer a recent example of the […]