Market insights and analysis

How dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions are performing in the current market environment

1st Quarter | 2021

Market insights and analysis

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Updates on how dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions are performing in the current market environment.

Today I’d like to discuss the concept of strategic diversification (investing in multiple investment strategies to diversify among asset classes, methodologies, and time frames) in the context of the current market environment.

Early this morning it dawned on me that I have not looked at the global stock market in some time. As investors, we understandably tend to focus on domestic markets—even though there is a world of opportunity available to us. Those opportunities, including those outside of stocks, are why Flexible Plan builds strategically diversified portfolios.

Some of you may be surprised at how the Dow is performing compared to the other major stock market indexes—not only this year, but also over the past one year and three years.