Investing by theme: Government-backed bonds
Treasury bonds are a popular safe haven for investors during uncertain economic times because they are backed by the "full faith and credit" of the US government, giving them a reputation as one of the safest places to invest your money. The funds below invest in US Treasury bonds with short, medium, and long-term maturities.
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