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Old 01-03-2015, 04:08 PM   #101
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Yeah, I suspect that my emphasis on mitigating interest rate risk cost me about 150-200 bps of return on my total portfolio last year compared to just being in Total Bond as bonds had a pretty good year.
Yes, my bond portion did quite well. I'm glad I left it alone.
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Old 01-03-2015, 05:25 PM   #102
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Yes, my bond portion did quite well. I'm glad I left it alone.
Yeah, thanks. Rub it in.
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Yeah, thanks. Rub it in.
Sorry about that. I do get a bit gleeful when my contrarian bets pay off. Not that I place any bets - I just avoid tactical changes in asset allocation.

Thanks for indulging me.
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Hey - we have a chance every year - there is no last laugh. LOL!
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