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Different asset classes have different levels of risk. This should be obvious as large U.S. companies, like those in the S&P 500, have more stability than tiny companies popping up in emerging markets. So when your active manager invests you in a certain asset class, it seems reasonable they will be putting your money where they said they would. But that's not always the case.

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IFA.tv provides videos explaining the investing strategies of IFA.com and Mark Hebner's book, Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors, with Foreword by Nobel Laureate Harry Markowitz. See the hardcover here: IndexFundsBook.com; Kindle edition here: IndexFundsKindle.com; iBook here: IndexFundsiBook.com; and Nook edition here: IndexFundsNook.com.

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