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Swedroe on GNMAs for your Bond Allocation

Always worth reading, here’s Swedroe’s recent piece about whether or not to use GNMA (mortgage-backed securities) as your bond allocation: http://moneywatch.bnet.com/investing/blog/wise-investing/gnmas-you-can-do-better/2887/ Some things he notes: A 60/40 portfolio with intermediate treasuries has had a higher return and lower volatility than a similar portfolio with GNMAs GNMAs have a higher correlation with equities (which explains a […]