Take Convertible Bonds for a Spin

Stock investors can smooth the ride with these often overlooked hybrid securities.

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Given recent market gyrations, it’s clear that more than a few investors are eyeing stocks nervously. After all, stock indexes touched all-time highs despite an economy in recession, a looming presidential election and widespread uncertainty over the timing and efficacy of a remedy for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ryan Ermey
Former Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Ryan joined Kiplinger in the fall of 2013. He wrote and fact-checked stories that appeared in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and on Kiplinger.com. He previously interned for the CBS Evening News investigative team and worked as a copy editor and features columnist at the GW Hatchet. He holds a BA in English and creative writing from George Washington University.