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    The Right Thing, Not the Easy Thing

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    by Dimensional Fund Advisors — Wednesday, November 25, 2020

    New entrants into the field of systematic investing must look for ways to differentiate themselves. Impressive backtested performance is one way to stand out. ...Read More

  • murray@ifa.com

    2020 Q3 Market Review

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    by Murray Coleman — Tuesday, November 3, 2020

    IFA's stock and bond indexes kept gaining ground in the year's third quarter. Here's a breakdown of what took ...Read More

  • Dimensional Fund Advisors

    An Exceptional Value Premium

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    by Dimensional Fund Advisors — Friday, October 9, 2020

    It’s probably not news to most value investors that the value premium has struggled over the past decade. What might be news is just how extreme an ...Read More

  • murray@ifa.com

    2020 Q2 Market Review [VIDEO]

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    by Murray Coleman — Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    Stocks staged a dramatic second quarter reversal, highlighting the need for investors to remain ...Read More

  • Murray Coleman

    Bad Brokers

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

    The list of misdeeds involves brokers from Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase and ...Read More

  • Murray Coleman

    Diary of a 'Reformed' Journalist

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2020

    I was trained as a journalist to approach any type of speculative claim with a high degree of skepticism. But it took years of sifting through a wealth of ...Read More

  • murray@ifa.com

    Q1 2020 Market Review [VIDEO]

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    by Murray Coleman — Tuesday, May 5, 2020

     In the first quarter of 2020, investors were reminded of the importance of understanding how markets really ...Read More

  • Jim Parker

    Sailing with the Tides

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    by Jim Parker — Updated: Thursday, April 30, 2020

    Embarking on a financial plan is like sailing around the world. The voyage won’t always go to plan, and there’ll be rough seas. But the odds of ...Read More

  • murray@ifa.com

    Fear, Greed and Knowledge

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    by Mark Hebner and Murray Coleman — Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    It might not seem intuitive, but this graph shows valuable discipline is when markets ...Read More