"Time is the friend of stocks, the enemy of bonds” has been cited in print since at least 2008 and is of unknown origin. The saying includes the word “time,” but probably means “time” plus “inflation.” Long-term inflation will increase stocks, but bonds remain fixed.
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
By Prasanna Chandra
Pg. 23 (Proverbial Investment Wisdom):
Time is the friend of stocks; the enemy of bonds.
a knol by Linus Nilsson
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Time is the friend of stocks, the enemy of bonds.
Friday, September 3, 2010
Gold price and bond price - a comment on the efficient market hypothesis
David Pearson said…
What “squares the circle” of bonds and gold is an absence of long term real growth expectations. Long term real growth is the enemy of bonds and gold, and the friend of stocks.
September 5, 2010 12:14 AM
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
Investor’s Edge: Select bonds that will hold value
Published: Monday, September 06, 2010, 4:36 PM
“Time is the friend of stocks; the enemy of bonds.”
— Wall Street adage
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