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Yes, the bond market has done poorly for the last two months. The T-30 yield has backed up to 5.6%; 90 basis points higher than last fall. Depending on the holdings and average maturity of your fund, I owuld not be least bit suprised to see that it is down several percent in the last sixty days.

Whether it is safe or not is a relative judgement based on your other investments. FWIW, I think right now is a good time to start buying bonds.
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