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Subject:  Re: The Goal of Bond-Investing Date:  5/11/2010  9:53 AM
Author:  ResNullius Number:  30810 of 35392

The goal of bond-investing is the same as that of investing in any asset-class, and an investor’s success can be measured by answering this question.

Has purchasing-power been increased over a time-frame that statistically significant and in manner than is efficient relative to the risks assumed?


Actually, my fixed allocation is to provide a little safety in a dangerous world. It's that simple. If I can make a little money, so much the better, but safety is the main reason I have a fixed allocation.
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