What the Toronto Blue Jays Can Tell Investors About Risk

baseballIt’s been a week since the Toronto Blue Jays lost the American League Championship to the Kansas City Royals. Although the sting of coming so close to the World Series for the first time in 23 years will take some time to dissipate, there are some lessons to be learned from the brand of baseball that the Jays played that can help investors understand how their investment time horizons affect how and when they take risk in their portfolios.  Read More…

This article has 7 Comments

  1. Kieran Phillips

    Hmmm not sure i agree with the analogy of stack their teams when their is a case where making 10 runs first wins the game as a case for equities. In the end you will always find that a balanced level of equity, growth, and income holdings is the way to go. It never changes over time.

  2. Hernan

    But the Jays lost. Does this mean their winning formula for portfolio management is not the way to go?

  3. Nol Crosley

    Very interesting read especially since i am a deep baseball fan!

  4. Lee

    Sad day for us the Royals just won the World Series 🙁

  5. Arsenio

    Jays did quite well and i was happily surprised. Not sure i would classify their efforts as related to investments though. That's just me.

  6. Woodrow B.

    There's always managed investing. This way one can control "swinging for the fences" better rather than relying on personal inexperience when making investing decisions.

  7. Jair

    Now can someone do a basketball analogy too?

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