Executive SummaryDiversification is a common theme at SigFig, and with good reason. A portfolio that is globally diversified across multiple asset classes helps balance risk and return for long-term investors. That’s why SigFig diversifies its managed portfolios across thousands of companies in nearly 50 countries, ensuring a balanced mix of equities (stocks), corporate and government […]
In our Q3 market update, we explain how bonds spurred economic growth in the US, which markets are the year’s top performers, and why a globally diversified investment strategy continues to be the right call for most investors.
Over the past quarter, the US economy has continued its slow but steady growth trajectory. The stock market is up 8% for the year to date, and we continue to see signs of confidence in the economy’s direction. In our Q2 review we explain why you shouldn’t confuse stability with predictability or try to time the market, and why our view of the US economy and markets remains consistent for now.
What would you say drives your investment decisions: hard facts or gut feelings? The line between the two can feel blurry when your methodology isn’t well defined. Even when you swear you’d never let world affairs distract you from your strategy, natural human biases can sabotage your best efforts.When it comes to portfolio analysis and […]
Executive SummaryAs 2016 closes, we reflect on the year’s performance and macroeconomic trends and provide a perspective for the future. The portfolios SigFig recommends are diversified across thousands of companies in nearly 50 countries, with exposure to equities, corporate and government bonds, and real estate. We build these globally-diversified investment allocations from our analysis of […]
With the election now in books, it’s important to reiterate SigFig’s view about managing your portfolio in an uncertain future. For many people, investing for the future is a very long-term endeavor, with most people living through 10-to-12 Presidential elections over the course of their careers. In the grand picture, last night’s events represent a […]