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Title:
Fundamentals of the bond market
Author:
Faerber, Esme.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
x, 257 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780071362511
Format :
Book

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Central Library HG4910 .F26 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

A guide which helps readers understand the ins and outs of the bond marketplace. It provides information on: bond mutual funds; three steps to determine the best fund for any investor; corporate, municipal, convertible and zero-coupon bonds; how, why and which to buy for individual portfolios; and, treasury securities.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Origins: The Markets and Their Beginnings
Chapter 2 Vasics: Terms, Definitions, Trends, and Policies
Chapter 3 Beginnings: What Affects Prices?
Chapter 4 Categories: Types of Bonds
Chapter 5 Trading: Buying and Selling Bonds
Chapter 6 Analysis: Evaluating Bond Characteristics
Chapter 7 Risk versus Return: Enhancing Investment Performance
Chapter 8 Diversifying: Bond Mutual Funds
Chapter 9 Managing a Bond Portfolio
Chapter 10 Brokers: Investment Companies and Services

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