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Stock Markets Latest News: Your Money: Before Dumping Bonds, Consider Why You Have Them

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Though today's lower yields provide less of a cushion, bonds still remain the best, if imperfect, foil to stocks. Financial advisers have been fielding calls from shaken investors in recent weeks, particularly retirees, who are nervous that a bond market crash is on the horizon. Stocks drifted lower as the half-year came to an uninspiring climax following a month of volatility that pushed many of the world's major stock indexes down from multi-year and record highs. CDW's stock climbed in the information technology company's first day of trading on the Nasdaq.

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