Diversification's Rough Edge

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Diversification is the bedrock to any well-managed portfolio. But it has a downside: true diversification means that some of your investments are lagging.

Kicked in the Tails

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Why step aside during volatile markets? Over the past 30 years, avoiding big swings produced higher returns with lower volatility.

Follow the Leader?

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Diversification is the smartest portfolio tool that we have—but it’s not perfect.

Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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