There’s a cool new tool on the web called WolframAlpha that’s basically an analytical search engine. This tool looks like it could be particularly useful for those of us who are trying to constantly analyze risk/reward across various asset classes.
Wolfram Alpha provides details that a lot of other financial sites simply don’t cover. WA’s display is not only pleasing, but detailed. You can get everything from simple charts and returns to correlation matrices, return histograms, projected returns, and various risk metrics vs the S&P 500. And it allows you to transfer all data into a PDF format. Have a look here:
Mr. Roche is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Discipline Funds.Discipline Funds is a low fee financial advisory firm with a focus on helping people be more disciplined with their finances.
He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance, Understanding the Modern Monetary System and Understanding Modern Portfolio Construction.