Bonds And Fixed Income

  1. How the Credit Market Impacts the Stock Market

    Discover why some analysts believe stock market prices are actually driven by demand ...
  2. GE Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (GE)

    Analyze GE's capital structure to determine the relative importance of debt and equity ...
  3. These Are the Best Places to Put Your Cash Now

    If you are looking for a good place to put your money right now, here are a few ideas ...
  4. Are These the Golden Days for Gold?

    Given an environment of low and even negative yields, slow growth and potential signs ...
  5. Marathon Asset Management: Should You Consider ...

    Read about the investment operations of Marathon Asset Management, a specialist in ...
  6. The Europe Behind the Headlines

    April was far from the cruelest month for investors. Most will have felt sentiment ...
  1. Active Traders Continue to Bet Against Copper ...

    The charts of these copper-related assets suggest that prices are headed lower. How ...
  2. Why Eastman Chemical is Refinancing in Euros ...

    Eastman Chemical Co seems to be issuing Euro denominated debt to lock in cheap financing.
  3. GE Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (GE)

    Analyze GE's capital structure to determine the relative importance of debt and equity ...
  4. Active Traders Turn to the Stability of Bonds ...

    Volatility in the equity markets is driving active traders to these bond funds. Based ...
  5. S&P Cuts Icahn Enterprises to Junk Status

    S&P Global Ratings downgraded Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) to junk status Tuesday at ...
  6. Active Traders Are Turning to Soft Commodities ...

    Based on the charts of these exchange traded notes now is the time to buy soft commodities ...
  1. Become Your Own Financial Advisor

    If you have some financial know-how, you don’t have to hire someone to advise you ...
  2. Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Read on for some investment strategies that will allow you to protect your money, ...
  3. Certificates Of Deposit

    Safety is a hallmark of the traditional certificate of deposit (CD) sold by a bank ...
  4. Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment ...

    Understanding the various retirement investments - from annuities to 401(k)s and ...
  1. Besides a savings account, where is the safest place to keep my money?

    Savings accounts are safe because investors' deposits are guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) ...
  2. Where do investors tend to put their money in a bear market?

    A bearish market is traditionally defined as a period of negative returns in the broader market to the magnitude of between ...
  3. What is a good debt ratio, and what is a bad debt ratio?

    Learn about the factors that influence how investors and lenders evaluate the debt ratio for a company and why the answer ...
  4. What is a basis point (BPS)?

    A basis point is a unit of measure used in finance to describe the percentage change in the value or rate of a financial ...
  1. 5 Tips For Diversifying Your Portfolio

    Follow these 5 easy steps to achieve a fully diversified portfolio you can be proud ...
  2. Top 6 Uses For Bonds

    Individuals and institutions can use bonds in many ways: from the most basic, such ...
  3. 8 Ways To Lose Money On Bonds

    Find out how to lose money on bonds, so you can avoid losses in the future.
Hot Definitions
  1. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  2. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  3. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  4. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  5. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  6. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
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