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According to MStar it's still kicking and has the highly coveted 1 star rating.
Damn! With an expense ratio of .72% this one is a money loser for the actual investor. Here's the Morningstar link:dualstow wrote: ↑Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:25 pmWhat happened to PRTBX, the all-treasury fund from the people who brought you PRPFX? It's all treasurys and all-short term for the low, low price of 0.7%
Looks like it hasn't paid anything for a while, which is weird for an income fund. Closed?
http://www.permanentportfoliofunds.com/ ... folio.html
It sports a total loss of 3% over ten years and I'm pretty sure it's quite a bit worse in real terms.
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Maybe their selling point should be, “Look, you’re going to lose money on this, but it’ll be a steady, safe loss with minimal volatility.”
Yeah, you can't have sequence-of-return risk if there are no returns!