• Are Bonds Still A Good Hedge To Stocks?

    One year ago - By ETF Daily News

    From BlackRock : Jeff Rosenberg takes a deep dive into the history of the equity/bond relationship to answer the question: Are bonds still a good hedge to stocks?
    The conventional wisdom is that bond prices go up when stock prices go down. This hasn't been the case in 2018, as stocks have posted negative returns alongside bonds.
    It's no wonder, then, that we're now getting asked even more frequently whether bonds are still a good hedge to stocks. Our answer to the hedging question: yes, but with a caveat, as we write in our new Fixed income strategy piece Summer of '69 .
    Bonds offer some...
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