Introduction: Debunkery Made Easy
Bunk 1: Bonds Are Safer Than Stocks
Thomson Reuters, MSCI World Index total return with net dividends.
Global Financial Data, Inc.
Bunk 2: Well-Rested Investors Are Better Investors
Global Financial Data, Inc., USA 10-Year Government Bond Total Return Index from 12/31/2008 to 12/31/2009.
Bunk 5: You Should Expect Average Returns
Global Financial Data, Inc., S&P 500 total return from 12/31/25 to 12/31/09.
Bunk 6: “Capital Preservation and Growth” Is Possible!
Global Financial Data, Inc., S&P 500 total return from 12/31/1925 to 12/31/2009.
Bunk 7: Trust Your Gut
Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, “Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision Under Risk.” Econometrica
, Volume 47, Number 2 (March 1979). pp. 263-291.
Thomson Reuters, MSCI World Index, price level return.
Thomson Reuters, MSCI World Index total return with net dividends; Global Financial Data, Inc., S&P 500 total return.
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