International Equities and Diversification

The evolution of the global economy has changed the relationship between U.S. and international stocks such that equity investments in many developed companies provide little diversification benefit. This according to…

When Your Experience Fails You

By Jack Forehand (@practicalquant) —   Because it’s easier, we’re inclined to use our recent experience as the baseline for what will happen in the future. In many situations, this bias works…

Europe Still Has Room to Run

Despite fretting over the French election, first-quarter European market data surged and the European Commission’s consumer sentiment survey is near its 2007 peak, according to a recent article in The…