Sometimes you bought bonds just to find out what was going on in the street.
It was, the majority felt, a bad time to buy bonds.
For the time being, however, market participants see little reason to buy or sell bonds.
A difficult decision for investors is whether to buy bonds today, or wait.
Much of it is going into funds that buy foreign bonds.
"That made a lot of people feel better about buying bonds."
Those who had bought bonds then have lost money, and that is always painful.
To do this, they had to buy Treasury notes and bonds.
Those who buy bonds at par and hold them get all of their income as interest.
The question you should ask is: If stocks are really such a good investment, why does anyone buy bonds?