Bonds FAQs

  1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of buying stocks instead of bonds?

  2. Can a bond have a negative yield?

  3. How to calculate a bond's modified duration with Excel

  4. How does chapter 11 bankruptcy affect a company's stocks and bonds?

  5. How a Bond's Face Value Differs from its Price

  6. How do hurdle rate MARR and internal rate of return IRR relate?

  7. Where can I get bond market quotes?

  8. How can I create a yield curve in Excel?

  9. How are the Equity Market and Fixed-Income Market Different?

  10. How do I calculate the expected return of my portfolio in Excel?

  11. What's the difference between R-squared and correlation?

  12. The Differences Between a Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO) and an Asset Backed Security (ABS)

  13. How do I calculate yield in Excel?

  14. Why are most bonds traded on the secondary market "over the counter"?

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

  16. When is a bond's coupon rate and yield to maturity the same?

  17. Learn to Calculate Yield to Maturity in MS Excel

  18. Interest Rate Risk Between Long-Term and Short-Term Bonds

  19. Knowing the Difference Between EE and I Bonds

  20. Treasury Bond vs Treasury Note vs Treasury Bill

  21. Understanding the Effects of Fiscal Deficits on an Economy

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

  23. How Central Banks Influence Money Supply

  24. If I buy a $1,000 bond with a coupon of 10% and a maturity in 10 years, will I receive $100 each year regardless of what the yield is?

  25. How Are Savings Bonds Taxed?

  26. Are high-yield bonds better investments than low-yield bonds?

  27. How are municipal bonds taxed?

  28. What is accrued interest, and why do I have to pay it when I buy a bond?

  29. How does an investor make money on bonds?

  30. Where can I buy government bonds?

  31. What does investment grade mean?

  32. Repo agreements versus vs. reverse repo agreements

  33. What is a stripped bond?

  34. Par Value Stock vs No Par Value Stock

  35. Why companies issue debt and bond?

  36. What determines bond prices on the open market?

  37. What are the risks of investing in a bond?

  38. The difference between fixed and current assets

  39. The difference between a bank guarantee and a bond

  40. Yield vs Interest Rate

  41. What is the effective interest method of amortization?

  42. How does a bond's coupon interest rate affect its price?

  43. What is the difference between a zero-coupon bond and a regular bond?

  44. Common examples of marketable securities

  45. Par Value vs Face Value

  46. Current yield vs yield to maturity

  47. How can I calculate the carrying value of a bond?

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

  49. How are Treasury bill interest rates determined?

  50. How are treasury bills (T-bills) taxed?

  51. Par value vs market value

  52. What are the differences between debt and equity markets?

  53. What is the difference between the bond market and the stock market?

  54. Macaulay Duration vs. Modified Duration

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

  56. What's the Difference Between Bills, Notes and Bonds?

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

  58. Why do interest rates have an inverse relationship with bond prices?

  59. What is a basis point (BPS)?

  60. What is the difference between a debenture and a bond?

  61. What does a negative bond yield mean?

  62. Are money market accounts considered checking or savings?

  63. Are money market dividends qualified?

  64. How safe are money market accounts?

  65. What is the difference between a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) and a collateralized bond obligation (CBO)?

  66. Do hedge funds invest in bonds?

  67. Why would a corporation issue convertible bonds?

  68. How does the bond market react to changes in the Federal Funds Rate?

  69. How do I use the holding period return yield to evaluate my bond portfolio?

  70. What bond indexes follow the supply and demand for junk bonds?

  71. How is the standard error used in trading?

  72. To what extent are utility stocks affected by changes in interest rates?

  73. What is the difference between term structure and a yield curve?

  74. Why would a company use a form of long-term debt to capitalize operations versus issuing equity?

  75. Where can I find year-to-date (YTD) returns for benchmarks?

  76. How do I evaluate a debt security?

  77. Which economic factors impact treasury yields?

  78. What is the difference between market risk premium and equity risk premium?

  79. How can bond yield influence the stock market?

  80. How is bond yield affected by monetary policy?

  81. What are the advantages of foreign portfolio investment?

  82. How can I tell if a security is considered investment grade?

  83. What are some examples of financial markets and their roles?

  84. Who facilitates buying and selling on the primary market?

  85. How do open market operations (OMOs) affect bond prices?

  86. How is a corporate bond taxed?

  87. Why is Manchester United (MANU) carrying so much debt?

  88. How can I calculate convexity in Excel?

  89. How can I use a bond's duration to predict its return?

  90. How can I calculate a bond's coupon rate in Excel?

  91. What are the differences between a bond's yield to maturity and the spot rate?

  92. How do I calculate the Macaulay duration of a zero-coupon bond in Excel?

  93. What are the differences between preference shares and bonds?

  94. What economic factors influence corporate bond yields?

  95. What is the difference between a bond's yield rate and its coupon rate?

  96. What does it mean if a bond has a zero coupon rate?

  97. Is reclassification of a financial instrument ever permitted?

  98. What risk factors should investors consider before purchasing a callable bond?

  99. Under what circumstances might an issuer redeem a callable bond?

  100. Under what circumstances might a company decide to liquidate?

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