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  • pmlljl pmlljl Feb 27, 2012 6:20 PM Flag

    Kansas City Life Insurance Co.

    bbarberayr:

    Thanks for the explanation. I think I understand your position and agree with it except that if the bonds purchased by an insurance company are purchased at a discount, they do not have to go back to what they were purchased for. I, personally, very rarely buy bonds but the one time that I did, back in the 80's they were selling at BIG discounts from par and I had good capital gains as well as high coupon income from them. That would be very difficult to do today.

 
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