Blog Posts from March 2015

Managing Risk With Moving Averages | Part 3

Author: Nathan Rowader
Date: March 24, 2015
Category: Financial Planning
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In part 1 of this blog series, we looked at using simple moving averages as a guide to determining an allocation to stocks or bonds. The results of our simulation showed that investors can improve their risk-adjusted returns by incorporating a more active approach into an otherwise static investment process.

Managing Risk With Moving Averages | Part 2

Author: Nathan Rowader
Date: March 20, 2015
Category: Financial Planning
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In part 1 of this blog series, we looked at using simple moving averages as a guide to determining an allocation to stock or bonds. The results of our simulation showed that investors can improve their risk-adjusted returns by incorporating a more active approach into an otherwise static investment process.

Managing Risk With Moving Averages | Part 1

Author: Nathan Rowader
Date: March 18, 2015
Category: Financial Planning
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Over the past few months the S&P 500 Index has been zigzagging its way across different moving averages, leading various market pundits to predict a variety of outcomes at each approach. These pundits use terms like “golden cross,” “death cross” or “bullish flag.”

Don’t Stop Believing: The Case for International Equities

Author: David Ruff
Date: March 12, 2015
Category: Emerging Markets
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Diversification is an important element to a portfolio, adding a significant measure of risk management. Because of our strong belief in this philosophy, all the portfolios my team manages are diversified not only by U.S. and non-U.S., but by sector, country and market cap as well.


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