February 14, 2012

Buying Longer Term Treasuries Is An Incredible Risk

A lot of them (retirees) are buying longer-term U.S. Treasuries, you know, maybe 30 years to get extra yield. In so doing, they’re taking enormous risks. In fact, many of the funds that are out there are actually levering up longer-term debt. That’s incredible risk. Other people are buying overpriced stocks. - in Beacon Equity

Related, iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (TLT), ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasuries ETF (TBT)

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