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Subject:  CDs vs. the CPI Date:  3/23/2013  11:02 AM
Author:  globalist2013 Number:  34838 of 35392

The rates offered by PenFed are typical of the rates offered anywhere for CDs. https://www.penfed.org/Certificates_Overview/

OTOH, inflation is running at 5% to 8%. http://www.investorsinsight.com/blogs/john_mauldins_outside_...

So, what’s a bond investor to do? One choice is to take on credit-risk. Another is to abandon the asset-class for other ones.
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