Your Money: Jul. 13, 1998

IN THE MARKET FOR BONDS

As the bull market gets a bit rocky, savvy investors looking for some peace and quiet are making a break for bonds. In May, market players plowed a hefty $8.7 billion into bond funds, which on average actually outperformed stock funds in the lackluster second quarter, according to the Investment Company Institute. Some of the best, safe bets these days are Vanguard bond-index funds and American Century and PIMCo total-return funds.

GAS IS DOWN, SO FILL 'ER UP

If you're heading out on the highway this summer, you're in for an oil shock. Thanks to an...

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