Bond Yields: Current Yield And YTM



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The current yield and yield to maturity (YTM) are two popular bond yield measures. The current yield tells investors what they will earn from buying a bond and holding it for one year. The yield to maturity (YTM) is the anticipated return if she holds the bond until it matures

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