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Bond Fund Duration: An Art, Not a Science

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Mon, 15 Apr 2013

The financial crisis and the resulting market shocks had a number of surprising consequences. One that was particularly important to bond investors, though, was the degree to which diversified bond funds struggled or lost money, even though cash flowed to Treasury bonds. Take the long-term governme

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