Should I Buy Bonds After the Taper?

Will bonds be a good buy in the future?

Jan 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

With investors still cautious and the Federal Reserve working hard to keep interest rates low, will bonds become more attractive once the Fed exits the market?

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson dip into their mailbag to answer a listener's question about bonds. Matt and David point out the importance of an individual's situation, such as, years until retirement, other sources of income, etc.

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David Hanson owns shares of JPMorgan Chase. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Chase. The Motley Fool recommends Bank of America and Wells Fargo. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, Google, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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