Exploding Myths About Investing in 'Safe' Bonds

Investors throughout the world have been fleeing the gyrating stock market for the perceived safety of U.S. bonds, resulting in record inflows to these investments -- despite their paltry yields. Historically, the current flight to government debt is a typical response to a volatile stock market. Investors have long sought refuge from the stormy stock market by heading for what they see as the safe harbor of U.S. government debt. These investments include Treasury bonds, Treasury bond funds,...Full Story
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