Asset Allocation – Historical Returns by Asset Class: Why to invest in Momentum based Rotation Strategies? Alexander Horn 2017-10-03T21:00:00+00:00
Asset Allocation - Historical Returns by Asset Class: Why to invest in Momentum based Rotation Strategies?
The charts below show the historical returns by asset class, sectors, and stock markets. They might serve to visualize one of the most common problems investors struggle with when deciding their asset allocation. It’s difficult to pick the best performing investment year after year, yet for many investors it’s an annual event. They look for an encore, picking the best asset class last year with the hope of a repeat performance. Yet, betting on last year’s winner rarely works out. Assets at the top of the chart one year could be at the bottom the next, and vice versa.
By using our smart Momentum based Rotation Strategies you benefit from investing in the strongest assets, thus in average outperforming the underlying indices. You overcome the whipsaw effects a typical asset allocation which simply invests in the Top X based on historical returns by asset class.