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3 Myths About Bonds in a Rising Rate Environment

From our friends at Visual Capitalist – here is a great infographic illustrating three pervasive myths about bonds in a rising rate environment. See below for the graphic.

The 3 Myths:

Myth #1 – You never want to hold bonds in a rising rate environment

Myth #2 – This is the worst time to invest in bonds

Myth #3 – The long-term view looks dismal

Even though there is definitely some short-term pain in the bond market, it doesn’t necessarily spell doom for bonds long-term.

3 Myths About Bonds in a Rising Rate Environment


Source: Visual Capitalist

Mike Minter

Mike develops investment portfolio allocations, handles trading and rebalancing, and conducts research and analysis as a Portfolio Manager and Financial Advisor for the firm. As a perpetual student of investing and the markets, Mike considers himself obsessed with the subject. Mike has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and Certified Fund Specialist® designations. He is also an active member of the Houston chapter of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).   Read Mike’s Profile HereRead More Articles by Mike

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