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|Subject: Re: Your Best Pal, Ben?||Date: 9/22/2012 1:05 PM|
|Author: trader2012||Number: 34407 of 35539|
My objective in buying individual bonds is to create an annuity-like income stream. I am prepared to risk capital in order to increase income. That’s why I stick with junk bonds. I’m basically a buy-and-hold investor from way back, so I buy bonds with the intention of holding to maturity.
I was surprised to see that our goals and results don't differ that much. Here's my quick summary of my current allocations:
What really should be done, however, is a break-down into five categories:
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