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Growth vs. Value

Growth Stocks divided by Value Stocks
Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) divided by the Vanguard Value ETF (VTV)

It must be close to a hundred degrees today in Portland, so I am spending a good portion of the day modeling new retirement portfolio options for myself and my relatives, since we're all mostly in cash right now. The challenge is that growth stocks, as represented by the Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG), have so dominated value stocks (again, using a Vanguard ETF) that modeling portfolios based on historical data becomes very skewed toward growth. Everything looks substandard, compared to allocating 100% of the portfolio into big-cap growth!