Rowing vs. the Rollercoaster

Rowing vs. the Roller Coaster

Why are so many of the most knowledgeable institutions and individuals shifting away from investment portfolios that have been concentrated in stocks and bonds toward a more diversified and risk-managed profile? The tools and resources are now available to permit investors at all levels to use this enhanced approach and be successful. This article describes the dynamics and benefits of seeking more consistent, absolute returns rather than investing simply for the relative returns of the stock market.