My fourth grade teacher would be proud that I remembered her English lesson about onomatopoeia. To me, “myopic” fits the definition of onomatopoeia—words that sound like what they mean. I think a myopic view is one of the greatest risks to investing.
How should investors reconcile large gains in China’s stock market with slowing GDP growth when making investment decisions? Neither data point really answers the core questions about investing in China.
In the return-seeking assets of a pension portfolio, global minimum volatility could provide much the same benefit as in a traditional portfolio—and that’s volatility reduction. Vanguard’s Kim Stockton explains and illustrates why and how.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, higher default rates don’t lead to lower participation rates in DC plans.
It can be tough to predict the future, but Managing Director Martha King shares her perspective on where the retirement industry could be headed.
As you’ve probably heard, there are a lot of folks who believe interest rates will go up in 2015 and returns in equities will be muted after strong recent gains. Does this mean it’s time to get tactical with your target-date funds?
With lower debt-to-GDP levels, fewer currencies pegged to the U.S. dollar, and higher foreign exchange reserves, emerging markets are better prepared than in past decades for the potential consequences of a Fed rate hike, Vanguard’s Joe Davis says.
Vanguard’s Kevin Jestice explains why Vanguard hedges currencies in its bond portfolios but not its equity portfolios in its Target Retirement Funds.
There are those who may believe that the current market environment for active managers is more challenging relative to historical environments. Vanguard’s Jim Rowley begs to differ and explains why.
Joe Davis, chief economist and head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, explains why investing in bonds with negative yields doesn’t mean you’re locking in losses.