Posted by on Feb 8, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Books, Columns, Featured |

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By Jason Zweig | Feb. 7, 2020 11:00 am ET


Tesla Inc.’s stock isn’t the only hot asset.

Nearly four decades into a bull market for bonds, investors still have a ravenous appetite for them, even though interest rates are near historic lows around the world.

Much of the influx into bonds has come from individual investors. But that doesn’t make them the “dumb money,” especially because many giant institutions are investing just as avidly.

The move into bonds by individual investors is a long-term migration, not a stampede. It’s prudence, not folly.


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For further reading:


Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig,The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money


Articles and other resources:


The Market Really Is Different This Time

Five Myths of Bond Investing

Bonds or Stocks? Choosing the Lesser of Two Expensive Evils

When Bond Funds Jump the Fence

Bonds Aren’t as Wretched an Investment as They Seem