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Bonds Are Riskier Than Ever. Here's Why.

Bonds have always had a reputation for being the safe investment, especially compared to stocks. But two recent events illustrate why that's just not the case anymore.

House Votes to Defuse Debt Limit Crisis

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to permit the government to borrow enough money to avoid a first-time default for at least four months, defusing a looming crisis setting up a springtime debate over taxes, spending and the deficit.