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Hmmm...that table sounds like it was written by someone very fond of bonds. Or in the business of selling them.

Probably very true. Should have included the bottom line.

The chart above depicts long-term directional and ranking relationships among a number of asset classes on the dimensions of yield and risk compared to US common stocks as represented by the S&P 500 index. The relationships and relative rankings among these asset classes will vary over time.

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