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Investors can get free booklet explaining risks of bond funds


As interest rates remain stagnant, many investors have fled to bonds, in search of higher yields, mainly by investing in bond mutual funds.

But bonds are not without risks. If overall interest rates begin to rise, bond investors could lose part of their principal.

Oppenheimer Fund Management Inc. has a free, eight-page booklet that explains how bond funds work. It also points out some of the risks.

To order a copy, call (800) 525-7048, Or write to P.O. Box 300, Denver, Colo., 80201-0300.

If you call or write, be warned: Your name may be put on a mailing list to recieve unsolicited ales material.

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