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Subject:  Bond Index Funds Date:  9/25/2012  1:45 PM
Author:  trader2012 Number:  34410 of 35593

In a recent infomercial (dated Sept 24, 2012), Bogle touts the advantages of bond index funds.

Bond index funds as a group now claim a record high 17 percent market share among taxable bond funds—$370 billion of the $2.4 trillion total. What’s more, during 2011, bond index funds accounted for fully 40 percent of the investor cash flow into taxable fixed-income funds as a group…. If there is a weakness to the case for the all-bond-market-index funds, it is that