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3 decades later and the Nikkei has not recovered — Will the SP500 do the same?

3 decades later and the Nikkei has not recovered — Will the SP500 do the same?

Every time someone (myself included) says that the SP500 will probably average 8-9% because it’s been dong so historically, I cringe slightly. Sure, I believe it too, but that little voice in the back of my head says, “Olivia, what about the Nikkei?”. Please note that the below article is purely my opinion and by no means fact. I am not a financial advisor and I don’t know what will happen to the market. I could be completely wrong in…

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Hedging Your FI Equities Portfolio

Hedging Your FI Equities Portfolio

The biggest risk of your portfolio not lasting your retirement timeline is if the stock market plunges within the 8 years that you retire, which is better known as sequence of returns risk. This is because historically, when a recession or depression happens, it means a huge market dip that doesn’t rebound fully for a few years. So, for anyone who has worked in finance, the first solution you think of is pretty simple. Why not just buy puts on…

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