Matrix Book 2018

The Matrix Book is Dimensional’s longest-running publication. The first edition debuted in the US in 1982 and featured five data series. Today, we publish versions in seven currencies that provide comprehensive surveys of asset class performance around the world.

For many years, the Matrix Book was Dimensional’s main educational tool, especially before historical data was available electronically. These days, investment professionals and individual investors can more easily access returns information. Even so, the Matrix Book remains a unique tool for seeing decades of returns on two-page spreads and telling stories about investing to help put recent events in context.

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