grok87 wrote:i think 0.22% is a good guess. on bloomberg the WI market is showing 0.23/0.235
acegolfer wrote:"In a crash, will you re-balance to maintain your target AA?"
Fortunately, nobody answered "yes" or "no" without explanation.
noyopacific wrote:Yes, adding to equities in 11/2008 was difficult !
nisiprius wrote:I don't think the bond market is 100X larger than the stock market.
Call_Me_Op wrote:We are all struggling with what to do in this ultra-low yield environment.
nisiprius wrote:Don't tell interest rates what they can or can't do. They can darn well do whatever they please.
nisiprius wrote:Vanguard has pretty much acknowledged that VFWIX was created specifically because they wanted to have a broad international index ETF, and at that time VGTSX was a fund of funds ...
Browser wrote:So, what's wrong with long term TIPS? You get a similar negative correlation with equities but are protected from inflation-related rate increases.
richard wrote: The yield curve is likely the best estimate of future rates. By best I mean better than the alternatives, not something that necessarily works particularly well.
grok87 wrote:I'm planning on doing a post more on this issue later (at what age should i stop buying 30 year tips?).