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Old 11-23-2010, 05:20 PM   #21
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that may be more a comment on distrust regarding TIPS and CPI manipulation, and/or dissatisfaction with current TIPS rates than actual abstract preferences. This is a practical group.

Also there are those of us (or, at least one of us, me) who are such old fuddy-duddies that we would never put 70% into any single investment, for reasons of diversification.

All most eggs in one basket = nono for me, even if it is TIPS.

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Only two options makes me a little nervous

How about some more sources to choose from?

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