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Should Investors Fear the “New Normal”?

In this video, Kenneth French explains why lower economic growth may not hinder future stock returns. In fact, history shows that average returns tend to be higher during periods of economic difficulty. The information about a current recession is factored into stock prices, and investors may require a higher expected return to induce them to […]

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The Current Aftershock

Using an illustrated timeline, David Booth of DFA chronicles US stock market performance in four periods since World War II. His review suggests prevailing market sentiment is often wrong and that investors must stay disciplined through all market environments to pursue their long-term goals. Click through to see the short video. What do you think?

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