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The Cost of Cash

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 19, 2013 @ 12:00 pm In Asset Allocation,Investing | Comments Disabled

I am not sure I fully agree with this BlackRock chart — there are times when cash makes sense. However, I cannot disagree with the takeaway that you cannot sit in cash for very long stretches of time (years) and expect any sort of return above inflation.


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Source: BlackRock [2]

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[2] BlackRock: https://www2.blackrock.com/us/financial-professionals/market-insight/market-commentary/rethink-the-cost-of-cash-strategies-for-the-new-world-of-investing

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