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Author: billjohn4 Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Global Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 35382  
Subject: Re: Asset Allocation & Bond Mutual Funds Date: 2/3/2011 4:13 PM
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You don't divulge your age and/or whether you need income. If you're younger and still working, I think you should be almost completely in equities.

As for me, I'm retired and need income. I have about 40% of my portfolio in fixed income, i.e.,junk bond & convertible bond funds, preferred, and some high yielding utilities. However, I'm going to be a bit dexterious later this year as the Fed starts pushing up interest rates. I've already started moving some REIT preferreds into REIT commons.

Bill
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