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Subject:  Re: Buying Callable bonds Date:  5/10/2013  12:07 PM
Author:  globalist2013 Number:  34918 of 35573

Stu,

If buying callable bonds were my only tactic, then, "Yes", I'd be facing headwinds. But, in fact, the situation is far, far worse. No matter the strategy, no matter the tactics, all investors and traders are screwed by the Fed's shenanigans. What any of us are doing right now amounts to rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic. That's a tired, over-used metaphor that makes it no less true. 2008-2009 was merely the mildest, most normal of corrections compared to what lies ahead. Most investors will see 60% to 80% of their present value wiped out. So, yeah, I'm having fun right now making the fat returns I am. But I know full well all of them will come under attack and that much of them will disappear. We're in asset bubble driven by the Fed's decades-long, accommodative monetary policies. Every penny of those ill-gotten gains will be reversed, and then a whole bunch more, because markets always over-