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This is a good article.

Of course, investors should educate themselves about the specific risks of each investment. For example, a general rise in interest rates will reduce the NAV of bond funds and the prices of all income investments, especially long-term bonds. Economic recession will reduce the prices of stocks (although many stable dividend-payers have beta <1). Recession will impact junk bonds more like stocks than like high-quality bonds.

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