In almost all situations tested, the traditional advice of holding stocks in a taxable account and bonds in an IRA was best when time horizons
were shorter than 20 years.
The paper titled "Model to Estimate Monthly Time Horizons
for Application of DEA in Selection of Stock Portfolio and for Maintenance of the Selected Portfolio"  contains an error in equations set (17).
amongst Western expatriates rose by just more than one year but the "most significant" changes were observed amongst Arab expatriates and NRIs, Invesco said.
The culprit appears to be a combination of behavioral finance biases: bad anchors, and an excessive focus on recent (and short) time horizons
Short time horizons
results in boundary effects (boundary distortions) on the time-frequency diagram--the beginning and the end of time horizon
Dubai Gulf Cooperation Council investors are highly risk averse and have relatively short time horizons
for investments made in 2011, according to the newly-released Invesco Middle East Asset Management Study, a survey of investors conducted by Invesco, an investment bank and NMG, an independent strategy consultant.
Tolchard said the increasingly risk-averse investment patterns highlighted by the Invesco study, along with the broadening and strengthening of time horizons
suggests that 2011 may be a real point of inflexion in the region, a shift to a more positive outlook as markets are expected stabilise amid global financial recovery, and investor confidence slowly returning," said Tolchard.
The idea is to create a comprehensive investment strategy that considers your various financial goals, appetite for risk, income needs, time horizons
, tax concerns, existing assets and family situation.
These are some of the most common time horizons
and investment premises that investors follow.
Of course, short bonds yield less than those with longer time horizons
, since investors don't expect the same kind of reward for lending money for five years as they would for 10.
Owners who have seen appreciation in their properties and have fairly long time horizons
for their investments might consider selling their assets and puffing the proceeds into blue chip stocks or mutual funds specializing in them.
The issue of managerial time horizons
is especially important because the time horizons
of US managers are widely believed to be short relative to their foreign competitors (Mannix/Loewenstein 1994).