Investing

Investment guide

Taylor posted (49073) a link to yet another great online book. According to Paul K, author of the online book “Investment Guide“, the book was written to help an investor to

  • Implement the five essentials of investing,
  • Understand and manage risk,
  • Evaluate and select mutual funds,
  • Recognize and control the devastating effects of cost,
  • Develop and write an Investment Policy Statement,
  • Evaluate and choose an Investment Advisor, and
  • Locate a large collection of reference material.

TIPS are getting attractive

According to data posted HERE, the real yields of TIPS are getting attractive

Date 5 yr 7 yr 10 yr 20 yr*
03/28/06 2.22% 2.25% 2.30% 2.28%

Larry posted a note (49100) on the Diehards website about this today. The upcoming treasury auctions on April 10 (10-yr TIPS) and April 20 (5-yr TIPS) might be good opportunities to get some nice yielding TIPS.