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But ladders can also be built one rung at a time, which is what I'm doing right now with 4-week, 13-week, and 26-week Treasuries. In some cases it's a single ladder. In some cases quadruple ones, and I'll shift weightings among them and lengthen maturities as the situation warrants.

I think that what you are describing here is more a "portfolio" than a "ladder".

If you google "CD ladder", you will see what most people consider a "ladder" to be. Here is a link -
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