NFTRH+; A bond setup [w/ edit]

A subscriber asked about longer-term bond funds, which got me thinking more about a chart of TLT that I reviewed yesterday. I thought ‘hmmm… if this were a stock I’d be interested’. That is how far back down bonds have reacted to Fed (monetary) and government (fiscal) policy aimed at inflating the system. Right now I am loath to highlight anything as a speculation for … Continue reading NFTRH+; A bond setup [w/ edit]

SHY… and Now for the Most Boring Post of the Year

I’ve added to my position in SHY, a short-term Treasury bond fund that I use as a ‘cash equivalent’ and find to be an excellent portfolio balancer, among others. I was thinking about the inflation protected TIP fund, but then viewed how it got decimated in Q4 2008 and decided to go with more SHY. Sure, it goes down a bit when people get concerned … Continue reading SHY… and Now for the Most Boring Post of the Year