Julian Howard: The new capital preservation

Dampening portfolio volatility

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Julian Howard: "Where should investors turn for a portfolio dampener to smooth out their expected return profile? What is the new capital preservation?"
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Julian Howard: "Where should investors turn for a portfolio dampener to smooth out their expected return profile? What is the new capital preservation?"

With bonds making less sense than they used to as a means of dampening portfolio volatility, Julian Howard considers where else investors can turn for reliable, low-correlation returns to complement equity allocations

Numerous studies conclude that the long-run return from equities lies somewhere around 7% a year after adjusting for inflation. Equities should indeed continue to deliver strong returns over time but market...

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