Fundamentals of The Bond Market
Understand the ins and outs of today's surprisingly versatile bond marketplace
As stocks continue their roller-coaster ride, nervous investors will be looking at bonds. FUNDAMENTALS OF THE BOND MARKET gives you the tools you need to master this complex market so you can diversify your portfolio, and get reliable income and safety of principal. Author Esme Faerber has packed this guide with examples, quizzes, checklists, and plain-English explanations to enhance your understanding of everything from the basics of buying and selling to bond ratings, government and international securities, call and convertible features, portfolio management, and more.
Before you risk money in real-time trading, let this hands-on tool bring you up to speed on:
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Terms Definitions Trends and Policies
What Affects Prices?
Types of Bonds
Buying and Selling Bonds
Evaluating Bond Characteristics
Enhancing Investment Performance
Bond Mutual Funds
Chapter 9 Managing a Bond Portfolio
Investment Companies and Services
Answers to Exercises