9780071544276

All About Bonds, Bond Mutual Funds, and Bond ETFs, 3rd Edition

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    9780071544276

  • ISBN10:

    0071544275

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-12-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Bonds have come a long way in recent years. No longer just a relatively safe and secure investment, bonds now offer the potential for capital appreciation in addition to interest income.

Author Biography

Esme Faerber is a professor of business and accounting at Rosemont College.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
What Bonds Can Do for You and Why You Should Consider Investing in Themp. 1
Characteristics of Bondsp. 17
Risks of Bondsp. 31
Yield and Pricep. 41
Duration and Convexityp. 55
The Economy and the Bond Marketsp. 67
Money Market Securitiesp. 91
Treasury Securitiesp. 113
Government Agency and Pass-Through Securitiesp. 139
Corporate Bondsp. 167
Municipal Bondsp. 199
Convertible Bondsp. 227
Zero Coupon Bonds and Zero Coupon Mutual Fundsp. 255
International and Emerging Market Debtp. 273
Closed-End Fundsp. 289
Portfolio Management and Evaluationp. 303
Indexp. 323
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