Frengo wrote:magician wrote:Are those supposed to be division signs? That would be distinctly odd.
It would and they are not.Dashes, on the other hand, would make some sense.
Sorry! I thought that as a former rocket scientist you would have confused them with subtraction signs. :^p
pkcrafter wrote:Frengo wrote:cash is bonds, and CD's are too.
Pie charts come out prettier in 3 colors and that's why some people separate them.
Bonds are not cash. There are three generally recognized distinct asset classes--stocks, bonds, cash.
nisiprius wrote:OK, I revised it to 'defines the "best" proportions for mixing 1 and 2 (best by one criterion anyway).'
nisiprius wrote:I wondered whether I could wiggle enough just by putting the word best in quotes.
nisiprius wrote:The line from the riskless asset that's tangent to the hyperbola defines the best proportions for mixing 1 and 2.
Browser wrote:PIMCO is investing in riskier collateral in order to boost returns, it's that simple. Is it leverage? Well, if it walks like leverage and it quacks like leverage....
technovelist wrote:That depends on your definition of "market".
Clearly_Irrational wrote:. . . does more of what I wanted which is to zig when stocks zag.
Phineas J. Whoopee wrote:magician wrote:As for your comment that for I-bonds there is no sensitivity to changes in interest rates, I disagree, but it's possibly a matter of semantics: there is a sensitivity: it happens to be zero.
Your statement is better than mine, and I'll gladly sign such a declaration.
dbr wrote:Per the two replies immediately above the article was an obfuscation of what was really going on.
Scooter57 wrote:Well the important point to take away is not to count on duration too much as a predictor of fund behavior.
Call_Me_Op wrote:Duration is not applicable to an I-Bond. Its value has no interest rate sensitivity.
Sumflow wrote:protagonist wrote:It's only 30 stocks. I don't get it.
Slight of hand.
umfundi wrote:Uncorrelation is not necessarily great, if it's a loser.
Epsilon Delta wrote:magician wrote:
(Now: before LadyGeek steps in, I'll ask: how is this actionable?)
By pursing ones lips and ... .
Seriously, standard terminology aids communication . . .
Epsilon Delta wrote:. . . and pronunciation is part of this.
bottlecap wrote:Aay - You - Em.
Similar to "CPA," except with different letters.