YOLO, Meme, and EMH: What’s Your Investment Style?

By: Marlena Lee, PhD, Global Head of Investment Solutions, Dimensional Fund Advisors  You only live once! Social media investors have banded together on unconventional platforms to drive up the prices of a handful of “meme stocks,” seemingly without traditional evaluation of investing risks and rewards. They made headlines with their “short squeeze” of GameStop (GME), … Continue reading YOLO, Meme, and EMH: What’s Your Investment Style?

Investment Management

Our Core Beliefs About Investing Diversify Globally. We believe diversification among and within asset classes in order to manage risk is prudent. Successful investing means not only capturing risks that generate expected return but reducing risks that do not. Avoidable risks include holding too few securities, betting on countries or industries, following market predictions, and … Continue reading Investment Management

Should Investors Sell After a “Correction”? Financial professionals generally describe any decline of 10% or more from a previous peak as a “correction,” although it is unclear what investors should do with this information. Should they seek to protect themselves from further declines by selling, or should they consider it an opportunity to purchase stocks … Continue reading

MasterChef of Investing. In the popular TV program MasterChef, contestants face a series of cooking challenges. From low quality ingredients to inadequate preparation and poor implementation, so many things can, and do, go wrong. It’s a bit like investing. Read More.