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Kip 25

Pimco Income D

Symbol: PONDX
Expense Ratio: 0.79%

Pimco Income D is a bond fund and a member of the Kiplinger 25, the annual list of our favorite no-load funds. A multi-sector fund, it relies on a barbell strategy: One end holds high-yielding debt, which tends to rally when the economy is strong; the other contains high-quality bonds. The fund yields 3.7%.

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