As an added benefit, rebalancing according to a timetable helps you better control trade commissions by limiting your sales
The Central Bank of China moved last week the decision to devalue the country's currency, the yuan, leading to a three-year low against the dollar. The cause of the devaluation was the slowdown in growth of the Chinese economy to 7 percent in the first two quarters of 2015.
The passive style of investing advocates present their case by stating that the markets are efficient. In other words, the vast majority of information that can be known is already in the market place and therefore there is no advantage to spending effort in researching stocks because there is little that is unknown about their prospects. I
Risk management is regarded as an essential element of modern investment management. But few people recognize that retirement -- the period when a person stops working and begins to decumulate their assets -- has now become the riskiest stage of a person's entire financial life.
It's easy to waste time and money engaging a financial professional to fulfill one duty when what you really need is the other.
those attending presumably assumed they were there to learn from real "alpha" experts, which is a fancy term describing the value added by a fund manager over its designated benchmark. They must have been disappointed.