Lambert Capital Management (LCM) provides innovative, equity investment advisory services and focuses on Asset Allocation and original security research as the foundation for superior risk adjusted portfolio returns.
Mr. Lambert is the principal and portfolio manager for Lambert Capital Management (LCM). Joe leads the firm which provides innovative, equity investment advisory services.
We are dedicated to providing individuals and other types of clients with a wide array of investment advisory services.
Instant access to real-time quotes and media reports can make it difficult for investors with a long-term investment horizon to stay focused on their goals. In reality, these daily market movements may not be as extreme as they seem. As investors look longer term, their perception often changes. Short-term market fluctuations can be quite volatile, and the probability of realizing a loss within any given day is high.
However, the likelihood of realizing a loss has historically decreased over longer holding periods. The image illustrates that while the probability of losing money on a daily basis over the past 20 years was 46%, the probability dropped dramatically when analyzing an annual time period—20%. Periodic review of an investment portfolio is necessary, but investors shouldn’t let short-term swings affect their view of the future.