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  • Implementing A Bond Strategy...VFIIX..better Than A Dividend Champion In Risk Vs Reward ? [View instapost]

    I don't see the relevance of the 28.86% return. What if it took 100 years to get to 28.86%? That is just ROI. It does not take into account the time over which the money was invested. Its only a average of 2.63% over the life of the investment.
    May 9, 2013. 09:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Has the "worship of stocks turned into the worship of bonds," asks Sober Look, noting - as have others - massive inflows into bond funds at the expense of stocks. Worth a look is the disappearing spread between the average yield on 5-year corporates vs. the S&P dividend yield - one can now get nearly the same yield holding the broad stock market as holding corporate paper. [View news story]
    So aren't all the dollars running toward bond at risk of losing principal if/when interest rates rise? I'm staying away from bond. lose money every time I try them.
    Sep 3, 2012. 05:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment