stocks and bonds

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Stocks and bonds, loans and mortgages, margins and securities--here was a world of finance, and there was no room in it for the human world or the world of nature.
Time and again, it has been demonstrated that the risk/return profile of a traditional portfolio of stocks and bonds is enhanced by an admixture of hedge funds, extending the 'efficient frontier' of graphed returns leftwards and upwards.
A client should not change his or her combination of stocks and bonds simply because of the JGTRRA.
Instead of spreading money over different stocks and bonds, it diversifies investments over time.
Using stock and bond index options and futures, or index funds, instead of stocks and bonds themselves makes market entrances and exits efficient and comparatively inexpensive.
With a managed account, the client owns each of the securities, stocks and bonds purchased on his or her behalf.
That's why it's best to have investments in both stocks and bonds at all times.
One approach is to invest in bonds through a balanced fund that holds both stocks and bonds.