how to beat the market
In this radio interview with Ken Roberts, of Ken’s Bulls and Bears, Paul and Ken discuss an array of essential investor questions and concerns, including the following:
• Given that investors are at risk of responding emotionally to what’s going on in market, what should they do to keep their emotions in check?
• What are the simple investment decisions that can have the biggest impact on future returns?
• What is the best mix of stocks and bonds?
• Is there a point that we can have too much diversification?
• Why not make an attempt to protect our money against huge losses?
• What are the risks of taking too little risk?
• What investments aren’t worth the risk?
• How important is it to understand your investment expenses and their long term impact on returns?
• Why shouldn’t investors try to beat the market
This podcast is the first in a series dedicated to the asset classes recommended in the combination of equity asset classes that comprise the Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy (put link to article). Through the articles and podcasts, investors will get a better idea of the good, bad and ugly of each asset class. The S&P 500 is considered the benchmark for the “market.” For those trying to beat the market it is considered the return to beat. Join Paul to learn about the history and histrionics of the S&P 500.