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Re: Get out of Vanguard Bond Fund (VBILX)?

Well thanks to all for responding. I am new to this forum but I think I will start reading more of this and less of the daily news (which I guess makes me more anxious than need be). It sounds like you can't time bond funds any more than stocks. I'm going to hang in there; thanks again.
by alamander
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:46 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Get out of Vanguard Bond Fund (VBILX)?
Replies: 14
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Re: Get out of Vanguard Bond Fund (VBILX)?

Please describe what you mean by "tanking", a drop of 20%? 10%? It is normal for this fund to drop by 5% or so. Did you own this fund in late 2010 when it dropped by 6% in value in the course of just 1 month? What did you do then? Thank you for responding. I admit "tanking" is w...
by alamander
Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Get out of Vanguard Bond Fund (VBILX)?
Replies: 14
Views: 2419

Get out of Vanguard Bond Fund (VBILX)?

Hi All: this is my first post; I've read and enjoyed the forum entries over the past year or so. Here is my question: I have (what to me is) a good deal of money in the Vanguard intermediate bond fund VBILX. The NAV has been tanking lately, and I wonder if I should get out now (with about what I put...
by alamander
Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Get out of Vanguard Bond Fund (VBILX)?
Replies: 14
Views: 2419

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