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The Language of Investing

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The Language of Investing

Know what you own, and why you own it. Ask questions about that which you don’t understand. Understand the fundamentals before venturing out into the fray of investment strategies. In this Video series, Bob Rice explains the key concepts of investing in plain language.

Absolute Return (3:00)
What are "absolute" returns, as opposed to any other kind and why should investors take note?
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Alpha (3:02)
"Alpha" is the holy grail of all money managers… but what is it, exactly?
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Asset Strategies in DC Plans (9:28)
Today’s DC Plans are dealing with a slew of challenges including volatile markets, concerns about fee’s and active versus passive investment strategies.
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BDCs (3:22)
How should investors think about the potential of Business Development Companies in their portfolios?
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Beta (2:32)
If "Alpha" is the holy grail of all money managers, how does beta impact investor returns and what should investors keep in mind when they look at the beta of a manager or overall fund?
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Bond Price/Yield Relationship (3:26)
Let’s debunk the mystery of how bond pricing works…starting with the basics.
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