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Subject:  Re: Diversification in Fixed Income Investments Date:  7/20/2010  3:30 AM
Author:  Kapitalanleger Number:  31087 of 35576

The real question may be to what purpose are you diversifying? What is the end goal or gain that you are possibly seeking by diversifying?

If you are seeking greater than current CD returns while trying to minimize capital risk then we are into many completely different strategies. As soon as you step away from "risk free assets" then you need to devise some way to determine how much risk you are willing to take on