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What do My Relatives and PIMCO Have to do with the Future of the Defined Contribution Market?



My relatives recently asked me what they should do with their fixed income allocation now that Bill Gross left PIMCO. My answer was simple: find fixed income funds that minimize sequencing risk. You probably want to stop reading at this point, but please let me finish the story. I suggested to my…

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Bill Gross Departure from PIMCO – The Transformation of Traditional Fixed Income Investing



In the financial sector, sometimes you wake up one morning and realize that things are different now. For example, in 1998 the risky trades of the giant hedge fund Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM) pushed the firm to the brink of bankruptcy and the Federal Reserve (Fed) took steps to bail it out…

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