3 Reasons To Boost Short-Term Allocation

Thursday, March 7, 2013

For many investors, the past few years have proven that intermediate- to long-term bonds are a great place to invest. Short-term bonds and money market securities have seemingly played the role of spoiler, offering no clear benefits and dragging down overall returns. Hence, there’s been an understandable allocation reduction.

The best example is money market securities, the obvious loser. Their yield been near 0%, and they’ve had none of bonds’ price gains. So, why on earth would we want to put assets into such a poor investment?

This article is published on SeekingAlpha.com


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