Salient to Investors:

US government securities have returned 2 percent in 2012 versus 17 percent for the MSCI All-Country World Index including reinvested dividends.

Hiroki Shimazu at SMBC Nikko Securities expects investors to shift money from the bond market to the stock market in 2013 as the economy becomes much stronger.

Economists expect 10-yr yields to rise to 2.17 percent by the end of 2013 versus the past decade average of 3.66 percent.

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