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A traditional bond market strategy may not make sense anymore, says BlackRock, showing in the...

A traditional bond market strategy may not make sense anymore, says BlackRock, showing in the past how high the proportion of total return has come from the coupon - often enough to balance out principal loss when rates spiked. What to do now? Easy, bump your income by taking more credit risk. It's music to Bernanke's ears.
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  • Whitehawk
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    Ahhh, Blackrock admitting there will be increased volatility and losses in the bond markets...and then recommending doubling down and possibly adding to losses. Better to take profits on overbought fixed income positions and then reallocate.
    22 Aug 2012, 03:40 PM Reply Like
  • mcshade
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    Noticed TIPS hit a 2% down from high earlier this week. Short term may have had its run.
    22 Aug 2012, 05:43 PM Reply Like
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