Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Update: Major Convertible Securities ETF (CWB)

    CWB is an interesting and liquid ETF investment option for investors seeking to increase exposure to U.S. convertible bonds. ...
  2. Verizon Selling Bonds Backed by Cell Phone Bills

    Verizon became the first cell phone carrier to issue a bond that is backed directly by its outstanding bills to its cell ...
  3. Corporations Have Been Issuing Larger Bonds (BUD, SHPG)

    The issuance of multibillion dollar bonds are becoming a common occurrence in the market.
  4. Why Junk Bonds Are Poised for a Correction (S, HLT)

    High-yield bonds are showing signs of an impending correction as managers begin to trim their positions.
  5. Is High Yield Headed For a Fall? (JNK, HYG)

    The slowdown in High Yield defaults in August seems to be temporary. Should High Yield investors be worried?
  6. Why the BoE May Buy Apple, GE, AT&T Debt (AAPL, T)

    The Bank of England's stimulus includes $13.3 billion worth of corporate bonds many of which are issued by non-British companies ...
  1. How to Manage the 'Debt Supercycle'

    A “super cycle” of debt in the global economy means that fixed-income investors need to proceed with caution.
  2. Chart of the Week: A Boon for Bonds

    Global corporate bond spreads have shrunk this year and are expected to tighten further, should the European Central Bank ...
  3. Understanding Bond Prices and Yields

    Understanding this relationship can help an investor in any market.
  4. The Bond Market Is Confirming Risk Appetite in Equities

    The bond market is suggesting stocks will continue to rise due to high risk appetite in the global market.
  5. Credit Linked Note - CLN

    A security with an embedded credit default swap allowing the issuer to transfer a specific credit risk to credit investors. ...
  6. Bootstrapping

    1. A procedure used to calculate the zero-coupon yield curve from market figures. 2. A situation in which an entrepreneur ...
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