5 episodes

The Rethinking Time podcast series from Fidelity Institutional Asset Management unravels the myths & realities of portfolio construction. Portfolio construction strategies that have worked in the past may not work today, and through years of constructing investment portfolios we have found that a multi-horizon based framework may be the big differentiator. For legal info go to go.fidelity.com/legal. Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company, Inc., 500 Salem St., Smithfield, RI 02917.

Rethinking Time: Myths and Realities of Portfolio Construction Fidelity Investments

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The Rethinking Time podcast series from Fidelity Institutional Asset Management unravels the myths & realities of portfolio construction. Portfolio construction strategies that have worked in the past may not work today, and through years of constructing investment portfolios we have found that a multi-horizon based framework may be the big differentiator. For legal info go to go.fidelity.com/legal. Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company, Inc., 500 Salem St., Smithfield, RI 02917.

    Balancing Active and Passive

    Balancing Active and Passive

    Can passive management alone really be sufficient to build a portfolio? Some investors tend to think that certain sectors of the market are so efficient, it can be hard for real live humans picking stocks to beat a broad market benchmark. And because of that, they think passively managed investments are the way to go. But the truth about active funds is more complicated than that.

    • 15 min
    The Ins and Outs of International Portfolios

    The Ins and Outs of International Portfolios

    Your phone's from Korea and that Malbec that you like is from Argentina. So why are portfolios mostly made in America? The idea that broad international exposure is all you need for building a competitive portfolio is a myth. Tune in to debunk this myth.

    • 12 min
    Savvy Sector Investing

    Savvy Sector Investing

    You may've heard that size and style are the best tools for approaching sector investing, but revisiting long-held sector investing ideas may actually be the way to help you build a more precise portfolio. Hear more from Fidelity on sector investing.

    • 13 min
    Should you avoid bonds when rates rise?

    Should you avoid bonds when rates rise?

    Conventional wisdom says to avoid bonds when interest rates are set to rise. But the reality is that many variables besides interest rates affect bonds. Bonds can be a good investment even in a rising rate environment. Hear about a tool that Fidelity has developed that can help you test hypothetical portfolios to dispel the myths surrounding bonds and interest rates.

    • 12 min
    Rethinking the Optimal Portfolio

    Rethinking the Optimal Portfolio

    For years, many have constructed portfolios using the efficient frontier as a guide, searching for the
    optimal mix of risk and return. This approach implies there's a single optimal portfolio, but is there one?
    Markets are dynamic and investment approaches that work for one time horizon could potentially deliver a very different result for another. We'll hear about an approach to research that Fidelity has developed that can help you test the efficient frontier myth. For legal info visit go.fidelity.com/legal

    • 12 min

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