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My understanding is that junk bonds are significantly influenced by the fluctuations of the share values of the underlying security and that the simple interest rate vs value simply does not hold. And as for buying them directly, it is for most people not practical. It is expensive and coumbersome to buy bonds although perhaps in not too many years we will see an electronic market place fill the need. Until then, in my opinion, bond funds are the only way to go, junk or not.

Joe Varga
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