Investors Look to 2006 for 'Magic' 5% Yields

Albano, Christine
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/18/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32300, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the observations of retail brokers and market professionals about investing trends and the strategies and habits of retail investors in the U.S. According to Samuel A. Ramirez & Co. Inc., many clients have shortened their bond ladders and reduced exposure in the long end of the yield curve due to increasing flatness. They remained defensive because they're expecting higher long-term rates in 2005.


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