Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

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By Jason Zweig | May 18, 2018 10:30 am ET


That’s what has been happening at Wealthfront Inc., the automated online investment manager, or robo-adviser, that manages about $10.5 billion. In January, the firm launched Wealthfront Risk Parity, a mutual fund that invests across stocks, bonds and commodities around the world. For many clients with at least $100,000 invested at Wealthfront, the firm has been automatically moving as much as 20% of their assets into the fund — unless they stipulated that they don’t want it to.


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For further reading:


Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money




Wes Gray, “Risk Parity for Dummies

Enterprising Investor blog, “Risk Parity Made Easy

Bridgewater Associates, “The All Weather Strategy

AQR Capital Management, “Understanding Risk Parity

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