Yale University boasts one of the country’s largest and best-performing university endowments. Over the past 20 years it has increased nearly 14% per year compared to the 9% average for all college and university endowments. Should all individual investors follow Yale’s example?
TAG: Economy & Markets
Recently, Federal Reserve officials announced they anticipate raising short-term interest rates later this year. This news is likely to renew fears for bond investors, as bond prices move in the opposite direction of interest rates.
Every year, part of a diversified portfolio is guaranteed to underperform. Indeed, periods of pain and regret are the norm when a portfolio is properly diversified.
Another new year has begun, which means the financial media’s “Where to Invest Now” guides are coming to newsstands near you. As usual, headlines will look something like “Top Stock Picks from Top Pros” and “Make More Money in 2015.” Investors hoping to profit from these expert predictions should first review these publications’ can’t-miss picks from last year.