Active Bond Crowd

DEFINITION of 'Active Bond Crowd'

The name given to members of the NYSE and their specific bond trading departments that are acknowledged as frequent traders in active bonds.

BREAKING DOWN 'Active Bond Crowd'

The active bond crowd creates liquidity and can affect the price of bonds traded on the market because they typically account for the largest volume of transactions in the market. Generally, this crowd will be able to demand better prices for buying and selling bonds.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Active Bond

    A bond or other fixed-income security that is frequently traded ...
  2. Bond Crowd

    A slang term used to describe members of the stock exchange that ...
  3. Inactive Bond Crowd

    A group of exchange members who buys and sells bonds, that are ...
  4. Bond

    A debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity ...
  5. U.S. Savings Bonds

    A U.S. government savings bond that offers a fixed rate of interest ...
  6. Dollar Price

    The percentage of par, or face value, at which a bond is quoted. ...
Related Articles
  1. Retirement

    Bond Basics: Conclusion

    Now you know the basics of bonds. Not too complicated, is it? Here is a recap of what we discussed: Bonds are just like IOUs. Buying a bond means you are lending out your money. Bonds are ...
  2. Home & Auto

    How To Choose The Right Bond For You

    Bond investing is a stable and low-risk way to diversify a portfolio. However, knowing which types of bonds are right for you is not always easy.
  3. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Bond ETFs: A Viable Alternative

    Discover the advantages of a security that tracks bond index funds, but trades like a stock.
  4. Bonds & Fixed Income

    5 Fixed Income Plays After the Fed Rate Increase

    Learn about various ways that you can adjust a fixed income investment portfolio to mitigate the potential negative effect of rising interest rates.
  5. Professionals

    Types Of Bonds

    We look at the many types of bonds and explain what differentiates them from each other.
  6. Options & Futures

    Top 6 Uses For Bonds

    We break down the stodgy stereotype to see what these investments can do for you.
  7. Bonds & Fixed Income

    Find The Right Bond At The Right Time

    Find out which bonds you should be investing in and when you should be buying them.
  8. Investing Basics

    The 4 Biggest Bond Myths

    Bonds can be a great addition to a portfolio but be aware of these four myths.
  9. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Key Strategies To Avoid Negative Bond Returns

    It is difficult to make money in bonds in a rising rate environment, but there are ways to avoid losses.
  10. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Why Muni Bonds and Bond Funds are Perfect Together

    Municipal bonds and bond funds differ in several ways, which is partly why they complement each other well.
RELATED FAQS
  1. What determines the price of a bond in the open market?

    Learn more about some of the factors that influence the valuation of bonds on the open market, and why bond prices and yields ... Read Answer >>
  2. Do long-term bonds have a greater interest rate risk than short-term bonds?

    The answer to this question lies in the fixed income nature of bonds and debentures, often referred to together simply as ... Read Answer >>
  3. Why is my bond worth less than face value?

    Find out how bonds can be issued or traded for less than their listed face values, and learn what causes bond prices to fluctuate ... Read Answer >>
  4. What causes a bond's price to rise?

    Learn about factors that influence the price of a bond, such as interest rate changes, credit rating, yield and overall market ... Read Answer >>
  5. How does face value differ from the price of a bond?

    Discover how bonds are traded as investment securities and understand the various terms used in bond trading, including par ... Read Answer >>
  6. Why are simple-interest loans preferred by payday loan companies and pawn shops?

    Learn how you can invest in the corporate bond market without investing a large amount of capital through bond funds and ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Cost Of Debt

    The effective rate that a company pays on its current debt. This can be measured in either before- or after-tax returns; ...
  2. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  3. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will ...
  4. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
  5. Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications ...

    A member-owned cooperative that provides safe and secure financial transactions for its members. Established in 1973, the ...
  6. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - GAAP

    The common set of accounting principles, standards and procedures that companies use to compile their financial statements. ...
Trading Center