Stocks go up, bonds fall. Stock fall, bonds also fall.

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Re: Stocks go up, bonds fall. Stock fall, bonds also fall.

Post by bi0hazard » Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:44 pm

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You might not realize your losses. They are still losses.
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This may be a unique perspective on BH site. If this was to be our worry we wouldn't invest in stocks or bonds.

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Re: Stocks go up, bonds fall. Stock fall, bonds also fall.

Post by triceratop » Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:08 pm

bi0hazard wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:44 pm

You might not realize your losses. They are still losses.
This may be a unique perspective on BH site. If this was to be our worry we wouldn't invest in stocks or bonds.
In fact, this is the canonical BH perspective. Being a buy and hold investor does not mean you deny reality about very real (hopefully temporary) investment losses.
"To play the stock market is to play musical chairs under the chord progression of a bid-ask spread."

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