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Subject:  Re: Bonds more risky and volatile than stocks? Date:  2/10/2012  8:25 AM
Author:  ngcpa Number:  70616 of 82911

In my opinion comparing long-term government bonds to stocks is apples to oranges. Since they are highly uncorrelated, it is wise to have a mix of both. If one wants to play the timing game, they should vary the mix from 30:70 to 70:30, but having all of one (or the other) seems foolish. Contrary to popular opinion, regardless of age, I believe one should still have a mix of both.
Norm
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