Befuddled by Bonds – RealMoney – RealMoney

Let’s simplify as much as possible what is occurring in the bond market, and what it means for investors.

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If you have trouble understanding the bond market’s moves, or what those moves signal for the economy or markets, you are not aloneAt times, casual observers can be confused by the bond market, while those in the weeds can explain what is going on with a high degree of accuracyTheir explanations may be difficult to understand and quite wonky, but …

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