Carl53 wrote:With 5 year tips likely to go for north of 0.3% real and Ibonds at 0.0% real, I decided to go with todays tips auction.
Gaston wrote: But help me understand a little better pls: What risk(s) does this help mitigate?
Json wrote:As mentioned in other posts he seems to have a 'bit' of a conflict with regards to his involvement with DFA advisor. However I was under the impression that TSM was truly a total market fund and he argues it isn't.
John3754 wrote:Call_Me_Op wrote:Japan
What about Japan?
pkcrafter wrote:Does Merriman think total market funds should overweight certain asset class?
1210sda wrote:Interesting that he did not take a total portfolio view.....adding international stocks and bonds. He talks about the increased returns but not the increased risk.
g$$ wrote:It's been a while since my classes, but I believe this is a direct result of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). Basically, the "market portfolio" produces the highest expected reward for the lowest expected risk.
wish2bCFP wrote:Please help me settle an argument with my brother-in-law. Are funds invested in a NCUA member credit union insured equally to funds invested in a FDIC bank in both amounts covered and quality of coverage?
stlutz wrote:Is this an asset class which should be included.
They offer higher risk and lower yield than comparable US bonds. So, I say no.
tc101 wrote:Is there anything unhealthy about drinking tap water? Is there any health benefit to drinking filtered water or spring water?
joe1206 wrote:It's law firm bonus season and I am expecting $40k in a couple of weeks (pre-tax). Where would you dump this money?