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Inflation is up. Bonds are down. What does that mean?

Stocks fell sharply at the opening of the market on Monday. Investors are trying to find stability in a volatile market. Bonds are usually a safer investment, but even the bond market is down this year.

Here & Now’s Robin Young talks to Jill Schlesinger, business analyst at CBS News and the host of “Jill on Money” about what’s going on.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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