RATIO ANALYSIS SHOWS A MAJOR SHIFT OUT OF STOCKS AND INTO BONDS -- ALL BOND CATEGORIES OUTPERFORMED STOCKS SINCE OCTOBER

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COMPARISON OF TWO VANGUARD FUNDS SHOWS BONDS IN THE LEAD ... In good times when investors are confident about the economy, they usually favor stocks over bonds. One of the ways we can tell when investors are starting to lose confidence is when they start favoring bond holdings over stocks. And that's what we've seen over the past few months. Chart 1 plots a ratio of the

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