This data analysis is blowing minds in the finance world — and could change how you invest

Shawn Langlois
This data analysis is blowing minds in the finance world — and could change how you invest

Dollar-cost averaging has long been espoused by the likes of Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham as a savvy way to mitigate risk and build a portfolio by investing a fixed amount of cash regularly over a period of time. But is that tried-and-true approach better than putting a lump sum to work all in one leap into equities? Or even fixed income?