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- Assume you are 35 years old, married, and earn $85,000 a year. In what circumstances would bonds be a good choice for your investment portfolio? In what circumstances would bonds be a poor choice?
- What happens to a bond’s price if interest rates in the economy increase? If interest rates in the economy decrease?
- In addition to interest rates, what other factors that could affect the value of a bond?