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Articles for 2009
2 Dec 2009
A good year for bonds.
3 Nov 2009
Corporate bonds pull back from recent price highs.
25 Sep 2009
Valuation of portfolio creeps higher, but some loss of momentum evident as the recovery from oversold matures.
26 Aug 2009
Bull market in corporate bonds continues to lift model portfolio valuations.
6 Aug 2009
Bull market lifts valuations for model portfolio.
7 Jul 2009
Overall portfolio valuation holds steady.
2 Jun 2009
Model Portfolio takes a knock from B&B PIBS holding, but general tone for corporate bonds continues to be firm.
29 Apr 2009
Portfolio valuations remain fairly steady. We continue to be overweight cash and seeking to invest.
1 Apr 2009
We add a new position, and take a profit in an old friend.
28 Feb 2009
We make a few changes in the model portfolio, reducing our subordinated exposure and investing cash in non-financials.
28 Jan 2009
Model portfolio starts into the new year with 20% cash. Corporate bonds show improvement.