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Portfolio / Investing 2009 Nov 09, 2009 - 12:40 AM GMT

By: Richard_Shaw

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Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleNobody has the time or patience to wait 82 years to experience the long-term, but if they did (or if they wanted to bet on the future based on the long-term past), here is how a simple allocation between the S&P 500 index and the U.S. Aggregate Bond index worked out from 1926 through 2008.


Related proxy funds:  SPY and VFINX for stocks; BND and VBMFX for bonds.

Disclosure: We own both SPY and BND.

By Richard Shaw 
http://www.qvmgroup.com

Richard Shaw leads the QVM team as President of QVM Group. Richard has extensive investment industry experience including serving on the board of directors of two large investment management companies, including Aberdeen Asset Management (listed London Stock Exchange) and as a charter investor and director of Lending Tree ( download short professional profile ). He provides portfolio design and management services to individual and corporate clients. He also edits the QVM investment blog. His writings are generally republished by SeekingAlpha and Reuters and are linked to sites such as Kiplinger and Yahoo Finance and other sites. He is a 1970 graduate of Dartmouth College.

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