It is important not to give up long‐term gains for temporary short‐term stability. Not staying invested and choosing to pull out of markets until they’re less volatile can mean the loss of tens of thousands of dollars (or more).
There is always more to the markets than what is seen on television and blasted from the headlines. Careful consideration of all aspects of an investment – political, demographic, economic, and relative value, to name a few – must be made when considering the broader implications of that investment on the portfolio.
Equities led the way with Emerging Markets stocks returning 11.5%, International Developed stocks returning 6.8% and U.S. stocks returning 5.7% for the period. U.S bonds, global bonds and real estate reversed their retreat from last quarter and commodities registered the only negative return for the quarter.
Nine years ago Warren Buffett offered a wager that the S&P 500 would outperform hedge funds over an extended period of time. Only one individual, Ted Seides of Protégé Partners, rose to the challenge.
On: Mar 1 2017 | Category: Community Involvement
Torrance Memorial Medical Center (TMMC) sponsors a group called Young Physicians and Professionals Alliance (YPPA). YPPA was established in 2012 with the purpose of bringing together physicians and community leaders to support targeted initiatives at TMMC and to help raise health-awareness in the community.
On: Feb 14 2017 | Category: Community Involvement
Love is in the air. Every Valentine’s Day millions of flowers, chocolates and cards are painstakingly selected and given to show one’s love. Just because we have the best intentions when choosing that perfect gift for our special Valentine, doesn’t necessarily mean we always hit the mark. While we want our gift to stand out as the best ever, many of us fall a little short while others far exceed expectations.