Course 501: Why Bother with Investment Theory?
The Investing Pyramid
In this course
1 Introduction
2 Efficient Markets Theory
3 Modern Portfolio Theory
4 The Investing Pyramid
5 What Goes Where: The Art of Asset Location
6 Factor Investing
7 Behavioral Pitfalls
8 The Bucket Approach to Retirement Allocation
9 What’s the Right Foreign Allocation?

For some, investing is a hobby. That’s right, some folks enjoy visiting financial web sites daily, watching financial news – they even subscribe to financial newsletters and attend financial conferences.

For most, however, investing isn’t a hobby. It’s drudgery. It’s overwhelming. And it’s impossible to imagine how to squeeze it in one’s busy life.

The Investing Pyramid is a framework that non-hobbyists can use to frame the investing process. If you have a finite amount of time to devote to (or a finite interest in) your investment activities, this can help guide the way.

Learn about pyramid in Portfolio 504.

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