Portfolio Allocation Hypotheticals

When on the topic of investing, you will inevitably run into various ideals on portfolio construction. Some of the common adages even have memorable taglines, such as the traditional “60/40”. Despite potential appearances, allocating an investment portfolio amongst core asset classes is not an exact science.

SmileDirectClub Analysis

One of the worst performing IPOs of 2019 was undoubtably SmileDirectClub Inc. ($SDC). Shares hit their all-time high on their first trading day, 9/12/2019, at one point reaching $21.10 a share. Since then the shares have slid substantially, by the end of 2019 shares were down 58.6% from their all-time high. While I was uninterested in this.