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Subject:  Re: Market Fears Date:  9/25/2008  10:47 AM
Author:  Howie52 Number:  14012 of 19221

"Retirees Filling the Front Line in Market Fears

By JOHN LELAND and LOUIS UCHITELLE
Published: September 22, 2008
Older Americans with investments are among the hardest hit by the turmoil in the financial markets and have the least opportunity to recover.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/23/business/23retirees.html?r......

Number 1 on the Times' list of Nusiness section most emailed (#4 overall). "

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I was kind of surprised by this comment from the article:

"And people don’t have the luxury of being in bonds because they don’t yield enough for how long we live.””

People don’t buy bonds?
Maybe not exclusively bonds - but folks certainlly are encouraged to
include bonds as part of their porfolios.

Howie52
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