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Investments Sold As Safe, But Far From It (Bear Funds, Dividend Stocks, Index Annuities)

Ken Tumin
Ken Tumin   |     |   5,936 posts since 2009

From Money Magazine

In jittery times, count on the financial services industry to wheel out products that play to your fears. Such investments are often marketed as low risk, but that safety is often oversold or too expensive.

Investments reviewed in the article include bear market funds, long-short funds, highest-yielding dividend stocks and index annuities.

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