Thursday, January 15, 2009
This will be the final notice for the special subscription offer from Iacono Research that ends at midnight tonight. Hopefully, this one last chart might compel a few more of you to begin a no-obligation, free trial (during which time you'll still be eligible for the special offer) or to just take the plunge and begin a subscription as many readers have already done.
After all the recent looks at asset allocation and historical performance, here's what the "proxy model portfolio" at the investment website looks like next to the latest offerings from Money Magazine, the nation's most popular personal finance magazine.
However you slice it, the answer comes out pretty much the same - stocks are a loser in this decade and natural resources are the clear winner. Conventional wisdom, particularly the kind you read in Money Magazine, has been wrong for many years.
See the following for details on the four data sets shown in the chart:
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