Instead of waiting for long-term bond prices to go back up, some mutual funds are offering investors the option of going short, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Rising rates and falling prices on existing bonds are how these funds profit. That scenario is unfavorable for most bond funds, but not for funds using a short strategy, which may make sense at the present time, as some experts now expect long-term rates to go back up. In fact, this year, three new short bonds have hit the market, and they have been doing better in recent months.

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