Market Review 2023: Rising Stocks Left Predictions Grounded
Defying expectations of many forecasters, the US economy avoided a recession, and the US equity market posted a gain of more than 25%.Read More
Insights & Updates
You Can Do Better than Indexing
Dimensional focuses on beating indexes, not matching them, by using a systematic, flexible approach that targets higher expected returns.
The Difference the Right Financial Advisor Makes
A financial advisor can provide the perspective investors need to tune out the daily noise and stay focused on a long-term plan.
Concern over Market Valuations
Investors’ concerns over high stock valuation ratios might be eased if they consider the state of the broader equity market.
Annual Stewardship Report
Stewardship at DFA is a global effort to protect and enhance shareholder value through engagements, proxy voting, and advocacy. This details these initiatives.
Implementing the Great Ideas in Finance
For nearly four decades, Dimensional has been combining its unique view of markets with rigorous academic research and expert implementation in pursuit of incre
The Power of Compounding—in Health and Wealth
Like the boost in strength that comes from consistent physical training over time, your investments can benefit from a long-term time horizon.
Reconstituting an index tracked by more than $200 billion in assets can have the same effect as adding a stop on Taylor Swift’s “Eras” tour—surging demand affec
Passive Aggressive: Index Fund Assets Are More Active than They Look
Three index fund ETFs each land in the top 10 of highest average daily trade volume for US-listed equity securities in 2023.
Investing Is a Science, an Art, and a Practice
“Many people say they choose index investing because the fees are so low. But in my mind, they’re leaving returns on the table: acknowledging the science withou
Why a Stock Peak Isn’t a Cliff
Many investors may think a market high is a signal stocks are overvalued or have reached a ceiling. However, they may be surprised by what the data show.
When It’s Value vs. Growth, History Is on Value’s Side
Logic and history argue for a steadfast commitment to value stocks