Short of the total stock market index conflict of interest arises
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Submitted by Lyle (United States), Apr 11, 2014 21:58
Given the standards that apply lower in the government Obama probably does not own stocks for fear of conflict of interest charges. Nor widely based index funds for fear that he could be charged with favoring the company running the fund. So he picks tbills because those don't generate a conflict of interest proposal.
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