Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights: What Drives Market Returns?

Jan 29, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

With all the excitement over stocks and bonds and their ups and downs in headline news, there is a key concept often overlooked. Market returns are compensation for providing the financial capital that feeds the human enterprise going on around us.

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Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights: Get Along, Little Market

Jan 24, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

Diversification offers you wide, more manageable exposure to the market’s long-term expected returns as well as a smoother expected ride along the way. Perhaps most important, it eliminates the need to try to forecast future market movements, which

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Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights: Managing the Market’s Risky Business

Jan 22, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

Effective diversification means more than just holding a large number of accounts or securities. It also calls for efficient, low-cost exposure to a variety of capital markets from around the globe.

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Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights: The Full-Meal Deal of Diversification

Jan 17, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

Among your most important financial friends is diversification. After all, what other single action can you take to simultaneously dampen your exposure to a number of investment risks while potentially improving your overall expected returns?

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Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights: Financial Gurus and Other Unicorns

Jan 15, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

Even experts who specialize in analyzing business, economic, geopolitical or any other market-related information face the same challenges you do if they try to beat the market by successfully predicting an uncertain reaction to unexpected news.

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Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights: Ignoring the Siren Song of Daily Market Pricing

Jan 10, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

What causes market prices to change? It begins with the never-ending stream of news informing us of the good, bad and ugly events that are forever taking place. But what does this mean to you and your investment portfolio? Should you buy, sell or

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Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights: You, the Market and the Prices You Pay

Jan 08, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

How do you achieve every investor’s dream of buying low and selling high in a crowd of highly resourceful and competitive players? The answer is to play with rather than against the crowd, by understanding how market pricing occurs.   

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Introducing: Eddy Mejlholm’s Evidence-Based Investment Insights

Jan 03, 2019 |Eddy Mejlholm

Are you ready to become a better investor – to enhance your understanding of the most important principles that drive the creation of wealth – without it hurting a bit? That’s what Evidence-Based Investment Insights is all about.

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Investing for Retirement Income: Straw, Sticks or Bricks? Part III: Total-Return Investing

Dec 07, 2018 |Eddy Mejlholm

As we’ve discussed in the first two parts of this three-part series, we do not recommend turning to dividend-yielding stocks or high-yield (“junk”) bonds to buttress your retirement income, even in low-yield environments. So what do we recommend? Tod

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Investing for Retirement Income: Straw, Sticks or Bricks? Part II: High Yield Bonds

Nov 30, 2018 |Eddy Mejlholm

We can see why it would be appealing to try to have your bonds pull double-duty when interest rates are low: protecting what you’ve invested and delivering higher yields. The problem is, the more you try to position your fixed income to fulfill two e

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