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credit risk: Original post by Victoria Duff of Demand Media Bonds come in many different maturities, and are divided into three nominal groupings: Short term bonds have maturities up to five years. Intermediate term bonds have maturities ranging from five years to 12 years. Long term bonds are those bonds with maturities longer than 12 years. The longest maturity U.S. Treasury issued is 30 years, but some…

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