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“Uncertainty compounds overtime”
Lubos Pastor, Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth school of Business, believes that contrary to conventional wisdom, stocks are riskier in the long run. Therefore, it makes sense to hold fewer stocks as investors get older, but the reduction in the stock allocation should not be as steep as conventional wisdom suggests.
Investors are often told that stocks are highly risky for anyone investing for a period of five years or less. Extend that horizon to 15 years or more, however, and the risk of owning stocks falls dra....Read More


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