Bond funds with pop

Smith, Anne Kates
February 1994
U.S. News & World Report;2/7/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5, p74
Reports that as interest rates have plummeted, managers of even fuddy-duddy fixed-income funds have joined the rush to `derivatives' as a means of plumping up yields and making income as predictable as possible. Securities known as `interest-only strips,' `principal-only strips,' and `inverse floaters'; Collateralized mortgage obligations; Investment tips. INSET: Ian MacKinnon (bond guru)..


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