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The Battle of Risk and Reward in your Portfolio

The Pie vs. The Pyramid

Statistics often have the effect of dulling our sense of reality. When government and businesses toss out percentages and lump us into pre-determined demographic groups, it’s hard to internalize whatever message they’re trying to convey. We get lost in the coldness of the data. The impersonal nature of raw numbers. Unless, of course, the statistic is so startling, so verifiable,…Read More

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