"Risk On" Still On
By: Melissa Wieder
"Risk On" again continues to dominate, as our indexes remained fairly long U.S. equities in the mid July reallocation. All time highs achieved through the end of June include, but are not limited toPCM Absolute U.S. Sectors,PCM U.S. Industries, andEmerging Market Equity, all being indexes in portfolios such asPCM Total Return andStable Growth Plus; contributing to their multi asset, multi directional allocation. Although we are happy to see these indexes participate on the upside, we continue to be more encouraged in knowing that when this bull market finally ru.... Read More..
Modern Asset Allocation: Riskier Than You Think
Written by R.Todd Wood, MBA
How one defines "conservative" is an important question. Conservative investing has different meanings to different constituencies, and perhaps has even been over simplified due to the pigeon-holing effect of investor risk categories.For many investors, being conservative means they can't afford to take risks that would potentially reduce or eat into principal; however, standard asset allocation models are static and typically heavily weight bonds for conservative investors. While this methodology has worked well in low inflationary markets, risk of a decade of bull markets in bonds mean.... Read More...
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