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The Worst Income Investments for the New Year - Barron's

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Updated Jan. 5, 2022 8:19 am ET / Original Jan. 5, 2022 3:30 am ET

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Knowing what to avoid can be as important as what to buy for investing. 

This week’s Barron’s featured the tenth installment of Andrew Bary’s perennially popular list of the best income investments for the coming year. So, as a counterpoint, here’s my take on the worst income investments for 2022. Hint: They’re all longer-term bond funds.