A Value at Risk Argument for Dollar Cost Averaging

Laurence Blose

Grand Valley State University

Laurence Blose is Professor of Finance at Grand Valley State University.  He has over 100 publications, presentations, and proceedings.  His research has been cited in over 500 refereed academic papers.  Dr. Blose's research areas include gold mining and gold related investments,  market efficiency, public financial management, and stock valuation.


The returns on Dollar Cost Average (DCA) portfolios are compared to a variety of lump sum portfolios.  The study uses monthly CRSP (Chicago Center for Research in Security Prices) total market returns over the period 1963... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Laurence Blose (Grand Valley State University)
  2. Eric Hoogstra (Grand Valley State University)

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