Inside the Yield Book: New Tools for Bond Market Strategy

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Prentice-Hall, 1972 - Business & Economics - 205 pages
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Explains the significance of interest-on-interest and introduces the concept of realized compound yield, which can be used to predict future bond values

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LongTerm Par Bonds
Timing of Rate Changes

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SIDNEY HOMER, who died in 1983, was a limited partner in Salomon Brothers and was the general partner in charge of the firm's bond market research department. He is best known for his pioneering and analytical works of bond market history and the economic forces that drive bond market trends.

RICHARD SYLLA is Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets and a Professor of Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation at NYU's Stern School of Business. He is a past president of the Economic History Association and is a trustee of the Museum of American Financial History.

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