No safe port in latest storm

Appell, Douglas
June 2012
Pensions & Investments;6/11/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p1
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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