Global Market Performance
The attached Market Review provides insight into the performance of Global Markets around the world and highlights the importance of a globally diversified portfolio. Returns over the short-term can be hard to predict for any one country, but consistent exposure to global markets will offer greater investment opportunities and potentially higher returns.
Recent Market Volatility
During periods of market volatility, it is important to remember that short term declines are a normal part of the economic cycle. Maintaining a diversified portfolio can reduce the impact of stock market volatility. Instead of reacting emotionally during periods of volatility, stay focused on your long-term goals. The video linked below, from Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), can help you prepare for market volatility. DFA is our primary platform for institutional mutual funds in your portfolio.
**DFA is a global investment firm with over $500 billion in assets under management (AUM). DFA has a history of great performance. PracticeCFO is primarily invested in DFA diversified mutual funds.
– Brandon Hobson, CPA, Director of Investment Services, PracticeCFO