Bond rates to rise?

By Wire services | October 24, 2012 | Last updated on October 24, 2012
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Investors should think twice before putting all their money in bonds. Sure, interest rates are low now, but how long will it last?

Today Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, will likely again promise to keep rates low, reports, but one day he’ll have to stop making that promise.

Read: Long-term interest rates will remain stable

There have been record inflows into many bond funds and frenzied buying of corporate debt. So fund managers and investment strategists are warning savers that when rates do rise, they are at risk of losing money. Read more.

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