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Advantages of Trading Bonds

Simply put, bonds may offer investors a consistent, predictable income. If selected properly, bonds can potentially provide traders and investors an alternative to highly volatile instruments and may provide stability and more certainty in a portfolio.

  • Diversify your portfolio and manage the effects of equity swings during volatile markets.
  • Earn income with regularity.

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New 20-year Treasury bond futures start trading today, two years after the government launched the underlying securities. The new contracts will control $100,000 of face value, with quarterly expirations. Its symbol root will be TWE. The first contract is dated for June (TWEM22). They will trade in fractional increments of 1/32 of a point, with 
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Stocks tumbled again last week as investors brace for a potentially major increase in bond yields. The S&P 500 slid 0.3 percent between Friday, January 7, and Friday, January 14. It was the index’s second straight weekly decline after failing to hold new highs early in the New Year. But the real thing to watch 
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