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Not quite. Since the yields have decreased and bond prices increased, one could take a view (not necessarily correctly) that investors think short term interest rates could be due to increase less quickly than previously expected. Bond investors face a choice: they can either buy short term bonds and reinvest the payments or they can buy a longer term bond....


I agree that the paragraph is not well written. It could easily have been put into a more readable table. When he mentions the 6% on U.S. government issues, he says the buyer need not be concerned about loss, as the US government is considered to be reliable and will repay the investor's capital with certainty. For example, if the US government was running ...


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