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Is it a Bad Idea to Buy Bonds When Interest Rates are Going Up?

Is it a Bad Idea to Buy Bonds When Interest Rates are Going Up?

Here’s something I bet you didn't know. The size of the U.S. stock market is about $30 trillion. If you added up the value of all publicly traded stocks in the U.S., the market value of all those companies would come up to around $30 trillion, but what about bonds?