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bond maturity: Original post by Michael Wolfe of Demand Media When referring to bonds, the terms "maturity" and "duration" are often used interchangeably. However, this is incorrect. Although the terms are related, they refer to different things. A bond's maturity is the length of time from when the bond was issued to when it expires. The duration is the length of time between payments made…

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