October 31, 2011

Bonds Beat Stocks for First Time Since 1861

Cordell Eddings, Bloomberg

Send to a Friend

The biggest bond gains in almost a decade have pushed returns on Treasuries above stocks over the past 30 years, the first time that’s happened since before the Civil War.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Cordell Eddings, stock market, bonds

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

 (CBS/iStockphoto)(MoneyWatch) COMMENTARY For the past few years, we have persistently heard from the so-called experts that interest rates were sure to head much higher given the Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy. For... more »
May 17, 2012
The Bond Bull Still Lives
Eddy Elfenbein, Crossing Wall Street
I continue to be amazed by the strength of the bond market. Folks in the media love to mention how most money managers can’t beat the stock market. That's true, but for the last several years, the stock market hasn't even... more »
May 17, 2012
Bonds May Not Warn when Debt Crisis Strikes
Caroline Baum, Bloomberg
One by one, European nations are letting their voices be heard, tossing out the party in power and voting in those who, in some cases, have a more radical agenda or, in others, are just willing to say “no” to the... more »
May 11, 2012
The Delusions of Bond Market Investors
Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch
What will the 10-year Treasury be yielding a decade from now?   If you’re like virtually everyone else of whom I ask this question, you believe its yield will be higher then than its current 1.88% — and... more »
May 10, 2012
Kiss Of Death For The S&P 500?
Chris Kimble, DShort.com
Kiss of Death for the S&P 500?Advisor Perspectives welcomes guest contributions. The views presented here do not necessarily represent those of Advisor Perspectives.On March 29th a "Power of the Pattern" indicator suggested that... more »