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How Did the “Sure Things” Fare in 2010?

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In this great article, Larry Swedroe points out that “sure” things are not always so sure…

In 2010, we started keeping track of some of the predictions made by the financial gurus and the media at the beginning of the year. In April, we noted that there were five big financial predictions — five sure things — made by investors and commentators for 2010:

  1. Gold would rise.

  2. Bond yields would rise.

  3. The dollar would fall.

  4. Inflation would be rampant.

  5. Real estate was the asset class to avoid.

See how the “sure things did in 2010” here

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