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Subject:  Re: Bond investing question Date:  12/8/2018  12:45 PM
Author:  Arindam Number:  36525 of 36633


As an recent example of the cap-gains that are possible with bonds, on 11/15/18 I bought an issuer's bonds at 91.830 that closed Friday at 97.222, or a gain of 5.87% for a 23-day holding-period. Whether I hold to maturity or flip will depend on what else happens. But for right now, the position is doing better than what is available in the equity markets, unless one is a short.

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