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How to Invest: The Fears of Bond Buying Part 1


Thursday, September 12, 2019

Which type of bond works for you? There are bonds out there where the issuer has the right at any time to pre-pay. This means it’s callable before its due date. By that, let’s say the interest rate is 10% and rates drop to 5% now there is an issuer paying 10% on a bond and ...

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How to Invest: Corporate Bonds vs Treasury Bonds


Thursday, September 12, 2019

How to Invest: Corporate Bonds vs Treasury Bonds Types of Bonds / who is issuing them? Agency Bonds (Agencies): Securities issued by government organizations and government sponsored entities or GSE’s make up a sector of bonds referred to as agencies. These bonds are generally appointed to assist in public aid, including agricultural and housing-related projects. The Government ...

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How to Invest: Bond Yield and Return Explained


Thursday, September 12, 2019

Learning the Markets - Yield and Return Explained Different Yield Types and Return Calculations Current Yield: What the bond annually pays divided by the bonds current price. This tells investors what they’ll earn if a bond is bought and held for a year. When you invest in a bond that trades at a premium or discount, current ...

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U.S. Bonds’ “Elephant In The Room”


Friday, February 13, 2015

MarketTamer | by Thomas Petty Posted on February 12, 2015 | Options Trading Strategies   There are many “short hand” methods of gauging the market view of average investors at any given moment. One of the simplest of these “short hand” analytical tools is to review yearly and monthly “Funds Flows” within ETFs.  According to data from Bloomberg, ...

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Former Hedge Fund Managers Charged With Insider Trading, Court Decision Reversed…


Thursday, December 11, 2014

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said prosecutors obtainable in short supply evidence to convict Todd Newman, a former assortment manager at Diamondback Capital Management, and Anthony Chiasson, co-founder of Level Global Investors. "Although the government might like the law to be different, nothing in the law requires symmetry of in sequence ...

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