Remember these words: past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Bonds outperforming stocks over a 30 year period for the first time since 1861 is a testament to this fact. For years investors assumed stocks always beat bonds over long periods of time. While this event is likely anomalous, it highlights an important investment truth: almost anything can happen.
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