(January 10, 2018) Warren Buffett’s take on interest rates and bonds in an exclusive interview with CNBC. Why own bonds if you make 3% when after 20% taxes you make 2.4% and after 2% inflation, your potential net is only 0.4%?
Most investors own bonds (fixed income) for security and to dampen stock market volatility. However, in a rising interest rate environment, many bonds and bond funds have substantial risk…potentially leaving investors more exposed than they desire.
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