Archive for September, 2015

Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Weston Wellington – Should Investors Sell After a “Correction”?

By Weston Wellington of DFA Stock prices in markets around the world fluctuated dramatically for the week ended August 27. On Monday, August 24, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1,089 points—a larger loss than the “Flash Crash” in May 2010—before rallying to close down 588. Prices fell further on Tuesday before recovering sharply on […]

Posted by JP Osseward on September 21, 2015

Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Jim Parker – The Patience Principle

By Jim Parker of DFA Global markets are providing investors a rough ride at the moment, as the focus turns to China’s economic outlook. But while falling markets can be worrisome, maintaining a longer term perspective makes the volatility easier to handle. A typical response to unsettling markets is an emotional one. We quit risky […]

Posted by JP Osseward on September 9, 2015