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A Tale of Duration

“Just Learn the Rule of Thumb” What do you mean?  Is it really?  Are you sure?  These are common phrases frequently used when we simply don’t understand something.  I’m sure we all have our unique ways to express our bewilderment.  Duration is a financial term that applies to bonds that falls in the bewilderment category.  […]

A Tale of Magic

A Tale of Magic

Abracadabra! 2% is 3% I was recently asked a question that I had not heard in over a decade or two.  The reason of course is because the risk associated with rising interest rates has not been the topic of news or discussion in quite some time.  The question was-why would I invest in short […]

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