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Most of this board is aware but thought it was a well ordered little article.

The advice isn’t to run for the exits — at least not yet.

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But they’re urging investors to be pickier and acknowledge the risks.


High-yield bond funds and exchange-traded funds have received about $9 billion in assets so far this year, according to Lipper data. That’s on top of $14 billion in inflows in 2010.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s index of high-yield bonds has returned 6% so far this year, following 15% gains in 2010. It rallied 57% in 2009, after a 26% drop in 2008 when the credit crisis entered its worst phase.

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