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Can you still lose money if you invest in bonds?

Investors who are nervous about market swings are often told to load up on bonds and lighten up on stocks. There’s logic to that because bonds and Treasurys, in particular, tend to swing less severely in value than stocks. But don’t think you can’t lose money on bonds, because you still can.

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