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PIMCO's Bill Gross warms up to Treasuries again, increasing holdings in the Total Return fund...

PIMCO's Bill Gross warms up to Treasuries again, increasing holdings in the Total Return fund according to a company report. The fund has also shifted its duration closer to Barclays' aggregate bond index, suggesting Gross is backing off his analogy of Treasury investors waiting like frogs to be boiled alive.
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  • Tony Petroski
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    They're a big operation and they have to park their money somewhere.

     

    Frogs boiled alive?

     

    Is there a future lending for 30 years at 4.5%?
    13 Jul 2011, 08:41 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    It used to be you needed an 8% annual return....pensions, Mutual funds, Real Estate....no I think its 3-4% is the new NORMAL.....so how will that effect our economy....our standard of living....I see it reduced by 30%..
    13 Jul 2011, 08:54 AM Reply Like
  • radicall
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    The idea is to keep the 8% annual return - you just have to take more risk for it, i.e. Buy stocks / Junk bonds.

     

    I have most of my retirement portfolio in High yield bonds and go into stocks on big breaks, get out on big rallies
    14 Jul 2011, 04:36 PM Reply Like
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