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Careful with that bond

In 2010, not all corporate bonds will be a great buy


Last year investors pumped more money into bond funds than any other category of the market. They were rewarded with double-digit returns. This year, however, several factors, including higher interest rates and a rising number of issues, mean investors shouldn’t expect all bonds to perform well. Selecting the right bond could become as tricky as finding winning stocks.