TITLE

No safe port in latest storm

AUTHOR(S)
Appell, Douglas
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Pensions & Investments;6/11/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at fixed-income investments as of 2012 and whether they will continue to play a "safe haven" role of limiting the downside risk in investment portfolios that they have in the past. It notes the low interest rate on U.S. Treasury securities, but says that in May 2012, as an example, stock prices fell so sharply that bonds did limit portfolio losses even at their low rates of return.
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