Here’s a classic problem for schoolteachers: What do you do with a problem student? Kick him out of your class or nurture him toward his full capacity? There is no simple answer, although patience is a good starting point.
The same is true when considering the “problem children” in an investment portfolio — that is, the asset classes that are underperforming. In recent years, three particular laggards have been cash, commodities and non-U.S. bonds.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access