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Subject:  Re: Maturity Date Bond ETF's Date:  2/19/2011  9:45 AM
Author:  loveoldcars Number:  68487 of 75384

that's still more than double for BND .11% which has an average duration of about 5 years.

But, BND never matures, so one loses the advantage of holding to maturity, like indiv. bonds. Can be a large loss sometimes...

rk
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