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modified duration: Original post by Kathy Adams McIntosh of Demand Media Investors purchase bonds for several reasons. A bond provides a regular income stream for the investor. Investors face less risk with bonds because the company incurs a legal obligation to repay the face value of the bond. Bonds typically last for many years. Interest rates fluctuate during those years, changing the value of the bond. Analysts…

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