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Hi Guys,

One advantage of the bond ETF or MF is that they will contain a very extensive 'ladder', and if rates are rising, the maturing bonds will be replaced with bonds yielding a higher rate, or existing bonds bought at a good discount, again yielding a higher rate. Whereas, the indiv. bonds are 'stuck' with the low rate and must be held to maturity so as not to incur a loss..

rk (long both indiv. bonds and funds)
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