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Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

Interesting  Facts

Bond Market: As of April 2013, the size of the global bond market was $85 trillion, according to


30-Year Treasury Volatility: From December 2008 to June 2009, an increase of just 1.65% in rates dropped the 30-year Treasury’s value by 26%, according to Jackson National.


Fed Rate Changes: The Fed raised rates 8 times in 2005 and lowered rates 7 times in 2008, according to


Future Inflation: A $100 today is expected to be worth $50 in 2033, according to SSBI data based on a 3.4% annualized inflation rate from 1980 to April 2013.

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