Vanguard Global Correlations

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The correlation of Vanguard Global is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other instruments. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as Vanguard Global moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Vanguard Global Ex Us moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.

Significant diversification

The correlation between Vanguard Global Ex Us and NYA is 0.02 (i.e., Significant diversification) for selected investment horizon. Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Vanguard Global Ex Us and NYA in the same portfolio, assuming nothing else is changed.
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The ability to find closely correlated positions to Vanguard Global could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace Vanguard Global when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back Vanguard Global - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling Vanguard Global Ex Us to buy it.

Moving together with Vanguard Mutual Fund

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Risk-Adjusted Indicators

There is a big difference between Vanguard Mutual Fund performing well and Vanguard Global Mutual Fund doing well as a business compared to the competition. There are so many exceptions to the norm that investors cannot definitively determine what's good or bad unless they analyze Vanguard Global's multiple risk-adjusted performance indicators across the competitive landscape. These indicators are quantitative in nature and help investors forecast volatility and risk-adjusted expected returns across various positions.

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The danger of trading Vanguard Global Ex Us is mainly related to its market volatility and Mutual Fund specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Vanguard Global is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Vanguard Global. The Sharpe ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Vanguard Global Ex is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Please note, there is a significant difference between Vanguard Global's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if Vanguard Global is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Vanguard Global's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.