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The Case for Emerging Markets

While short-term pain is hard to withstand, longer-term investors may greatly benefit in the years to come by buying into emerging market weakness. Swedroe has a great piece on etf.com explaining why emerging markets matter. Hint: Diversified portfolios with exposure to US and emerging market equities have historically had higher risk-adjusted returns than U.S. only …

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Complexity vs. Simplicity

Fact: We consciously or subconsciously prefer complexity to simplicity in spite of what we might think. Complexity helps us to “make sense” of the world and situations around us, which satisfieS our innate need to have a “rational” explanation for everything. Shane over at Farnam Street did a great write-up on complexity bias earlier this …

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