The Only Guide to a Winning Bond Strategy You'll Ever Need: The Way Smart Money Preserves Wealth Today (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 2007 - Education - 272 pages
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Larry Swedroe, the author of The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You'll Ever Need, has collaborated with Joe H. Hempen to create an up-to-date book on how to invest in today's bond market that covers a range of issues pertinent to any bond investor today including: bond-speak, the risks of fixed income investing, mortgage-backed securities, and municipal bonds. The Only Guide to a Winning Bond Strategy You'll Ever Need is a no-nonsense handbook with all the information necessary to design and construct your fixed income portfolio. In this day and age of shaky stocks and economic unpredictability, The Only Guide to a Winning Bond Strategy You'll Ever Need is a crucial tool for any investor looking to safeguard their money.

  

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This is a great bond book for the individual investor who has moved on from introductory level material.

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User Review  - Steve Wolfe - Goodreads

Really enjoyed this book. Very good coverage of the diverse options in fixed income with rational reasoning behind why you might want to consider an investment or why you might want to stay away. Helped rationalize our investment portfolio's allocation. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Bondspeak
7
The Risks of FixedIncome Investing
22
The Buying and Selling of Individual Bonds
40
How the FixedIncome Markets Really Work
57
The Securities of the US Treasury Government Agencies and GovernmentSponsored Enterprises
85
The World of ShortTerm FixedIncome Securities
103
The World of Corporate FixedIncome Securities
121
The World of Municipal Bonds
165
How to Design and Construct Your FixedIncome Portfolio
187
Summery
212
Afterword
216
Appendices
219
Notes
231
Glossary
235
Acknowledgments
253

The World of International FixedIncome Securities
142
The World of MortgageBacked Securities
154

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About the author (2007)

Larry E. Swedroe and Joe H. Hempen (a bond expert at Buckingham Asset Management) have collaborated to write a definitive bond investing book for the 21st century. This is Swedroe's fifth book with St. Martin's Press. Swedroe lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

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