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When the whole period is considered, Jun ’90 to Sep ’12, then the following numbers emerge.

On average, over the whole period, stocks offered 1.6x the absolute returns that bonds did, but at a cost of 13.9x the volatility and 0.1 the ‘risk-efficiency’.

In other words, stocks can offer bigger money than bonds, but it isn’t worry-free money, nor is it efficiently obtained. But if that's the game that interests you, then that's the game that interests you, and TMF home page, with its endless urging to "buy this perfect stock", "buy that perfect stock", is exactly where you should begin your investing day. Me? I'll read such articles for their entertainment value, but where I spend more of my time is scanning the offering-lists to find my own actionable ideas. But like I also said, investing can be as done as a hobby, and there's no need to turn a profit on something that's being done mostly for fun. So the "advice" offered in their columns is harmless, because anyone who is serious about investing certainly isn't following much of it.
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