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What would have been a good medium-term investment in 1999?

When the stock market is top-heavy (a few large companies powering the indexes higher), as in 1999, it would be reasonable to focus more on small-cap stocks, e.g., the Russell 2000. That index rose ...
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What would have been a good medium-term investment in 1999?

I think you are trying to ask what is a good investment strategy if the tech sector of the US stock market is overvalued. If one believes that the economy is still going up for a long time along with ...
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What would have been a good medium-term investment in 1999?

Not sure whether you count that as cherry picking but if you bought gold in 1999 you had decent annual returns until around 2012 (and then you had some pretty bad years from 2012 until 2020 or so). ...
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Why would people invest in T-Bills over an extended period of time, when more tax-efficient options like BOXX exist?

If a person has some funds that are being set aside for either a specific purpose in a year or two, or the funds are for a life-happens or emergency purposes, then the T-bills may meet the needs. ...
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Why would people invest in T-Bills over an extended period of time, when more tax-efficient options like BOXX exist?

Assuming you are in the twilight of your career and have been planning your retirement during the non-inflationary period prior to Covid. A safe withdrawal rate of 4% might have seemed optimistic and ...
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