As of January 2018 there are increasingly vocal concerns about the levels of numerous markets, both
domestic and international- stocks, bonds, real estate. There appears to be extended bull markets in
everything and worry is rising. Often cited sources of worry are the CAPE ratio for equities, cap rates for
real estate, and the central banks artificially propping up asset prices with an inevitable unwinding
coming. Added to th...
They are always seen together, hand in hand going in the same direction. When return rises, so does risk. When risk is lower, so is return. A marriage that seems to enjoy a cohesive and consistent relationship. Inseparable, really. Could it be that they are not? Is it allowable that they might move in opposite directions- meaning that it would be possible to have both lower risk and higher return on a single investment? Yes.