Investors might be contemplating which option is better, a bond mutual fund or a money market fund. It is a tricky answer, especially when the usual pattern of interest yields is out of whack, as it is right now, according to Bloomberg columnist Chet Currier.

Under normal conditions, bonds offer a higher yield than money markets to compensate investors for trying up their money for a period of year. However, as of last week, yields on two-year Treasury notes, at about 4.75 %, were noticeably higher than yields on 10-year Treasury notes, at about 4.6 %.

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