How to Research and Buy Bonds

Bond maven Marilyn Cohen shares her advice on making money in the new fixed income landscape.

Editor's Note: Jeffrey R. Kosnett is the regular author of Cash in Hand. This special interview was conducted by guest columnist Andrew Tanzer.

Marilyn Cohen, a Los Angeles–based fixed-income expert, has published a new book called Bonds Now! (John Wiley & Sons, $30), which she coauthored with her husband, Chris Malburg. Written in plain English, Bonds Now! is a street-smart guide to picking through the minefield-infested landscape of bond investing. We asked Cohen, a battle-scarred veteran of these tricky markets, for some savvy advice for bond investors.

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