Types of Bonds (17 posts found)


Treasury Bills: The Relationship of T-Bills and Fiscal Policy

Treasury Bills: The Relationship of T-Bills and Fiscal Policy

Treasury Bills: The Relationship of T-Bills and Fiscal Policy

Treasury bills an important way for governments to raise money without raising taxes – but there is also a risk of borrowing too much.
The Zero Coupon Bond: Pricing and Charactertistics

The Zero Coupon Bond: Pricing and Charactertistics

The Zero Coupon Bond: Pricing and Charactertistics

A zero coupon bond is a reliable security for investors wanting predictable income at a fixed time.
Mortgage Backed Securities

Mortgage Backed Securities

Mortgage Backed Securities

The direction of interest rates and pre-payment risks are of paramount importance when deciding whether to invest in mortgage backed securities.
Term Loans and Bank Loans: Alternative Investments

Term Loans and Bank Loans: Alternative Investments

Term Loans and Bank Loans: Alternative Investments

Creditworthy corporations have a variety of means to access capital beside bond markets, with different types of bank loans including term loans.
Junk Bonds: High-Yield Bonds, Credit Quality, and Risk

Junk Bonds: High-Yield Bonds, Credit Quality, and Risk

Junk Bonds: High-Yield Bonds, Credit Quality, and Risk

Junk bonds speculative but investors find them attractive as credit risk can be more than compensated for by their higher yields.
Extendable and Retractable Bond: Maturity Date Definition

Extendable and Retractable Bond: Maturity Date Definition

Extendable and Retractable Bond: Maturity Date Definition

An extendable or retractable bond offers investors the opportunity to take advantage of movements in interest rates.
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