What is a bond?

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Adding bonds may create a more balanced portfolio, more diversity and reduced risk. Get started in bond investing by learning a few basic bond market terms.

Bonds are issued by 3 entities: U.S. government, state and local governments and corporations. Read this article to learn more.

Bonds pay a regular, fixed amount of interest and can provide you with a steady stream of income. Read this article to learn more about investing in bonds.

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