Risky assets such as stocks and REITs fell hard this year. But traditional safe havens such as bonds, especially government bonds such as US Treasuries, aren't offering any solace either. In fact, bonds were also battered with longer-term bonds faring as bad or even worse than the stock market.
For those who are newer to the markets, you may be concerned as this behavior may seem abnormal. Actually, it isn't abnormal, but extended periods of such behavior are scarce in history. This video answers some common questions asked.
Why are bonds also falling together with stocks?
Why are TIPS also falling when inflation is high?
Are bonds no longer a safe haven worth diversifying into?
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