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Author: ziggy29 Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 35397  
Subject: Re: A New Bear Bond Fund Date: 5/7/2002 2:56 PM
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>> Charlie, do you feel pretty comfortable shorting the long bond now? That is, do you feel confident that the downside potential for this approach is relatively limited at this point? <<

I can actually see someone who is about to go through the mortgage process use something like this as a hedge. If rates go up while they're waiting to lock, at least they'll have an investment that makes up for their increased payments...

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