Bonds & Fixed Income Education

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  1. Loan-To-Deposit Ratio - LDR

    The loan-to-deposit ratio (LDR) is a ratio used for assessing a bank's liquidity by dividing a bank's total loans by its ...
  2. Municipals-Over-Bonds Spread (MOB)

    Municipals-over-bonds spread (MOB) is the difference in yields between a municipal bond and a Treasury bond with the same ...
  3. Minimum Yield

    Minimum yield is the lesser of a bond's yield-to-call and yield-to-maturity, which are different rates of return for a bond ...
  4. Authority Bond

    An authority bond is a security issued by a corporate or government agency, to finance the operations of a revenue-generating ...
  5. Closed-End Indenture

    A closed-end indenture is a term in a bond contract which guarantees that the collateral used to back the bond is not backing ...
  6. Rising Rates Series: The Ups and Downs of Bond Ladders

    In part one of her series on rising rates, we explain how defined—maturity ETFs can make laddering simpler and more diversified. ...
  7. TAAPS

    Treasury Automated Auction Processing System (TAAPS) is developed by the Federal Reserve to process the tenders received ...
  8. Zero-Coupon Mortgage

    A zero coupon mortgage is a long-term commercial mortgage that defers all payments of principal and interest until maturity. ...
  9. Accelerated Return Note (ARN)

    An accelerated return note (ARN) is a debt instrument offering potentially higher return linked to the performance of a reference ...
  10. Office Fed. Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO)

    The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) was a federal agency that oversaw Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae from ...
  11. Yankee Certificate of Deposit

    Yankee certificates of deposit (Yankee CDs) are issued by foreign banks in the United States and denominated in U.S. dollars. ...
  12. How To Create an Effective Retirement Income Strategy

    A total return investment policy should balance the requirements of liberal income with sufficient liquidity to withstand ...
  13. Net Debt to Assessed Valuation

    Net debt to asset valuation measures a municipality’s net debt compared to the value of the real property being purchased ...
  14. Money on the Sidelines

    Money on the sidelines is cash that is held either in savings or in low-risk, low-yield investment vehicle instead of being ...
  15. Balloon Interest

    Balloon interest is an increased coupon rate on long-term maturity instruments within a serial bond issue, known as a serial ...
  16. Are Bonds Still A Good Hedge To Stocks?

    We take a deep dive into the history of the equity/bond relationship to answer the question: Are bonds still a good hedge ...
  17. Bond Buyer 11

    The Bond Buyer 11 (BB11) index is a theoretical and estimated average of bond yields published by The Bond Buyer as a benchmark ...
  18. Munifacts

    Munifacts was a newswire service for municipal bonds on new issues in the primary and secondary market that is now part of ...
  19. Bond Violation

    A bond violation is a breach of the terms of a surety agreement where one party causes damage to the other.
  20. Super Floater

    A super floater is a floating-rate CMO tranche with a leveraged coupon rate, based on a multiple of the underlying interest ...
  21. Pain Trade

    Pain trade is the tendency of markets to deliver the maximum amount of punishment to the most investors from time to time.
  22. Construction Loan Note (CLN)

    A construction loan note (CLN) is a short-term obligation used for the funding of construction projects such as housing developments.
  23. Public Purpose Bond

    A public purpose bond is used by municipalities to finance public works as opposed to private purpose bonds.
  24. Open Mouth Operations

    Open mouth operations are speculative statements made by the Federal Reserve to influence interest rates and inflation.
  25. Auction Rate Bond (ARB)

    An auction rate bond (ARB) is a bond whose interest rate resets regularly through a modified Dutch auction.
  26. Airport Revenue Bond

    An airport revenue bond is a municipal bond which uses revenues from an airport authority to back the bond
  27. Treasury Budget

    The treasury budgets is a monthly statement that accounts for budget of the federal government.
  28. Debt For Bond Swap

    A debt for bond swap is a debt swap involving the exchange of a new bond issue for similar outstanding debt.
  29. Lottery Bond

    A lottery bond is a one issued by the U.K.'s National Savings and Investment which offers the holder a chance to win a monthly ...
  30. Accumulation Bond

    An accumulation bond is a bond sold at a discount where the bond issuer is not required to make semi-annual interest payments.
  31. Election Period

    An election period is the period of time during which an investor must indicate to the issuer whether he will extend a bond.
  32. Fixed Income Forward

    A fixed income forward is a contract between two parties to either buy or sell a fixed income security in the future at a ...
  33. Bid Wanted

    Bid wanted refers to an investor's announcement that the investor is selling a security, telling interested parties that ...
  34. Asian Bond Fund (ABF)

    An Asian bond fund is a fund that allows investors to invest in government and corporate debt of Asian countries.
  35. Bellwether

    A bellwether is an event or indicator that shows the possible presence of a trend.
  36. Negotiated Underwriting

    In negotiated underwriting, both the purchase price and the offering price for a new bond issue are negotiated between an ...
  37. Joint Bond

    A joint bond, or a joint-and-several bond, is one where interest and principal are guaranteed by an issuer and at least one ...
  38. Retail Repurchase Agreement

    A retail repurchase agreement is an alternative to traditional savings deposit in which the investor purchases a pool of ...
  39. Institutional Deposits Corporation (IDC)

    IDC deposits are deposits made through the Institutional Deposits Corp., which oversees the Money Market Account Extra program. ...
  40. Pure Yield Pickup Swap

    A pure yield pickup swap is when bonds with lower returns and shorter maturity rates are swapped for bonds with higher returns ...
  41. Sinker

    A sinker is a bond with payments that are provided by the issuer's sinking fund.
  42. Flip-Flop Note

    A flip-flop note is a type of fixed-income security that allows its holder to choose a payment stream from two different ...
  43. Off-The-Run Treasury Yield Curve

    Off-the-run treasury yield curve refers to U.S. government bonds of a given maturity which are not the most recently issued. ...
  44. Indirect Bidder

    An indirect bidder is entity that purchases Treasury securities at auction through an intermediary, such as a dealer or bank.
  45. Wild Card Option

    A wild card option allows treasury bond, or treasury note, futures contracts to permit the short position to delay the delivery ...
  46. Double Exempt

    A double exempt municipal bond is a bond that is exempt from both federal and state income taxation.
  47. Intermarket Spread Swap

    An Intermarket spread swap is a swap transaction meant to capitalize on a yield discrepancy between bond market sectors. ...
  48. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (FAMC)

    Farmer Mac, the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, was founded by and act of Congress in 1988.
  49. Fully Taxable Equivalent Yield

    Fully Taxable Equivalent Yield is the return that would have to be earned on a taxable bond to equal the yield on a comparable ...
  50. The Bond Buyer

    The Bond Buyer is a trade publication for members of the municipal bond industry which began as a daily newspaper over 1 ...
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