Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Alibaba Invests $1 Billion in Lazada Bringing Stake to 83%

    Alibaba has invested an additional $1 billion in Lazada Group, boosting its stake to 83% in the Southeast Asian ecommerce ...
  2. Desperate for Yield: Why 100-Year Bonds Are Hot

    Investors rush to scoop up the 100-year debt of junk-rated Argentina illustrates the search for yield.
  3. This Hedge Fund Made 19% Returns With Safe Bond Bets

    Asgard Fixed Income Fund has brought in 19% returns over the past year thanks to safe bond bets.
  4. Bond Funds Heat Up in Cooling Market (TLT, HYG)

    Bond funds rallied before and after the Fed's decision to raise interest rates, signaling disagreement about the U.S. growth ...
  5. Warren Buffett Pushes Investment in Israel Bonds (BRK.A)

    Buffett, billionaire head of Berkshire Hathaway, reportedly counts $5 million worth of Israeli bonds in his personal investments.
  6. Goldman Sachs Adds a Corporate Bond ETF (GIGB)

    Goldman Sachs enters the corporate bond arena with a smart beta fund.
  1. 83(b) Election

    The 83(b) election is a provision under the Internal Revenue Code that gives an employee or founder the option to pay taxes ...
  2. Advanced Bond Concepts

    Learn the complex concepts and calculations for trading bonds including bond pricing, yield, term structure of interest rates ...
  3. What Does the Federal Reserve Do?

    What is the Federal Reserve System and how does it affect interest rates, inflation and the market?
  4. How do I convert a spot rate to a forward rate?

    The spot rate answers the question, "How much would it cost to execute a financial transaction today?" The forward rate answers ...
  5. Common Misconceptions About Bond Investing

    We share three fundamental misconceptions about bond investing that, according to new BlackRock research, are common.
  6. Do long-term bonds have a greater interest rate risk than short-term bonds?

    There is a greater probability that interest rates will rise within a longer time period than within a shorter period. One ...
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