What funding perception do you maintain that the overwhelming majority of your friends (75%+) don’t share?
In 2019, I made a decision to begin publicly answering the query above and including to it over time. You possibly can take a look at all the thread here, however my current podcast with Michael Batnick and Ben Carlson touched on the identical matter so at their ‘nudging,’ I’m sharing all the checklist beneath too.
Apologies for offending anybody upfront!
1. Investing based mostly on dividend yield alone is a tax-inefficient and nonsensical funding technique.
See our previous e book, Shareholder Yield: A Higher Method to Dividend Investing, for more information, free obtain right here.
2. The Federal Reserve has finished a very good job.
I publicly say on a regular basis that they need to simply peg the Fed Fund Fee to the 2-year, and my pal Tom McClellan has a very good chart illustrating this view…
3. Development following methods deserve a significant allocation to most portfolios.
We have now most likely the best pattern allocation of any RIA that I do know with our Trinity fashions, the default allocation is half!
4. A fundamental low value world market portfolio of ETFs will outperform the overwhelming majority of establishments over time.
See our previous GAA e book for more information, free obtain right here.
5. US buyers needs to be allocating a minimal of fifty% of their inventory allocation to non-US nations.
Try our submit “The Case for International Investing” for more information.
6. 13F replication is a greater strategy to investing in most long-term hedge funds than investing within the hedge funds themselves.
Make investments with the Home free e book obtain right here.
7. So long as you may have a number of the principal components (world shares, bonds, actual property) your asset allocation doesn’t actually matter. What does matter is charges and taxes.
See our previous GAA e book for more information, free obtain right here. Plus, right here’s an previous Twitter thread on the subject.
8. A easy quant display screen on public shares will outperform most personal fairness funds.
Study extra about this by listening to my previous podcast episodes with Dan Rasmussen & Jeff Hooke.
9. An affordable time-frame to judge a supervisor or technique is 10, perhaps 20 years.
We wrote a paper on this matter, you may learn it right here.
10. I don’t really feel like I’ve to have an opinion on Telsa inventory.
Though I’ve shared my opinion with Elon on different matters earlier than (learn here)
11. A passive index is just not the identical factor as a market cap index (anymore).
12. Monetary advisors and asset managers are 4x leveraged the inventory market, and will/ought to hedge that publicity….and even personal no US shares!
Learn our longer submit on the subject right here.
13. Most endowments and pensions can be higher off firing their employees and shifting to a scientific portfolio of ETFs.
You needed to know I wrote a weblog submit about this, proper? CalPERS lastly advised me they received’t rent me to do that. I attempted…
14. Everybody likes to complain about manipulation, THE FED, r/wsb, yadda yadda… Markets are functioning as they all the time have. Which is, usually. Quick squeeze? Yawn, been occurring eternally.
Jamie Catherwood had an important post on the historical past of brief squeezes.
15. Excessive inventory market valuations are usually not justified by low rates of interest.
Learn my submit about this from January 2021 right here.
16. A world diversified portfolio of property is *much less dangerous* than placing your protected cash in brief time period bonds or payments.
This is without doubt one of the matters coated in The Keep Wealthy Portfolio submit.
17. The CAPE Ratio is a helpful indicator and issue.
Right here’s my FAQ with every part you must know concerning the CAPE Ratio.
18. It doesn’t have an effect on your funding final result in the event you personal US shares. You may personal 0% and just do fantastic.
Right here’s my tweet about this with the chart beneath.
19. A portfolio of sovereign bonds weighted by yield is superior to 1 weighted by market cap and complete debt issuance.
Learn our white paper on this right here.
20. Placing all your cash into one asset, just like the S&P500, is just not “boring”.
… to be continued …
Am I overestimating how a lot I disagree with others? What are beliefs you disagree together with your friends on? Be at liberty to answer to the unique thread here.