Friday, November 01, 2013

The new reality of international bonds

The infographic below shows how international fixed income instruments have grown to become the largest investable asset class—larger than domestic stocks, international stocks, and domestic bonds. Vanguard believes that foreign bonds can diversify a traditional portfolio in much the same way that foreign stocks do, by helping to offset the risks presented by U.S.-based investments.

International bonds

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Lunch is for wimps

Lunch is for wimps
It's not a question of enough, pal. It's a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred from one perception to another.