Stocks are risky, right? In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the notion that investors with decades in front of them may be better off without bonds and cash in their portfolio.

David cities that the annualized total return for the S&P 500 from March 1989 to March 2009 (the bottom of the market's crash during the financial crisis) was still over 7%.

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