Volatility: The First Rule of Investing

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[dropcap]R[/dropcap]emember 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.

Say What? In 30-Year Race, Bonds Beat Stocks

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