According to EPFR Global, money poured into stock funds at a faster pace over the last week than at any time since September of 2007. For those who may not immediately recognize the date as particularly significant, October 2007 kicked off one of the most volatile and bone-jarring bear markets in U.S. history.
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Since the October 2011 lows, my clients have benefited immensely from the middle of the risk spectrum.¬†Prominent ETF areas — high yield corporate bonds, emerging market bonds, preferreds, REITs, dividend stocks — continue to provide remarkable price appreciation as well as¬†reliable income.
At the same time, yield doesn’t always have to come from traditional places. (Review [...] [...more]