The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet's guest contributor program, which is separate from the company's news coverage. The opinions expressed are those of the author and do not represent the views of TheStreet or its management.NEW YORK ( ETF Expert) -- The idea that different assets move independently of one another over time is the cornerstone of true diversification -- and yet it hasn't truly existed since 2007. In fact, most stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies have all fallen or risen together; the only differences have been matters of degree, not direction.
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