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Fixed Income

  1. What is the difference between compounding interest and simple interest?

  2. What is the relationship between modified duration and interest rates?

  3. How does inflation affect a company's short-term investments?

  4. Which asset classes are the most risky?

  5. How do you find accrued interest on a bond?

  6. What are the main disadvantages of fixed income securities?

  7. Which factors most influence fixed income securities?

  8. Does the S&P 500 index include dividends?

  9. What is the difference between fixed assets and current assets?

  10. What are some safe fixed-income investments?

  11. What are the biggest risks of fixed-income investing?

  12. How important is credit rating on a fixed income security?

  13. When is the best time to buy a fixed income security?

  14. What are the differences between a treasury bond and a treasury note and a treasury ...

  15. What are the main advantages of fixed income securities?

  16. How do I calculate a discount rate over time, using Excel?

  17. How does inflation affect fixed-income investments?

  18. What is the difference between yield to maturity and the coupon rate?

  19. How does face value differ from the price of a bond?

  20. Why is my bond worth less than face value?

  21. How long will it take for a savings bond to reach its face value?

  22. When are treasury bills best to use in a portfolio?

  23. What is considered a good interest rate for a certificate of deposit (CD)?

  24. What are the typical durations for a certificate of deposit?

  25. What is the effect of price inelasticity on demand?

  26. How does preferred stock differ from company issued bonds?

  27. How much of my total assets should I be keeping in my money market account?

  28. What is the difference between yield to maturity and the yield to call?

  29. How do I calculate yield to maturity of a zero coupon bond?

  30. Why are bond yields calculated in terms of basis points?

  31. How risky is it to enter into a debenture agreement?

  32. What determines the price of a bond in the open market?

  33. Why should I keep records on my tax-exempt bond transactions?

  34. How can I find good investments among lower rated bonds?

  35. What causes a bond's price to rise?

  36. How long are credit ratings valid?

  37. Besides a savings account, where is the safest place to keep my money?

  38. Are U.S. banks authorized to issue bank guarantees or medium term notes (MTNs)?

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