Bonds Made Easy

Investing in bonds may seem complicated. This article can help clear things up.

You know all the financial ratios and benchmarks you're supposed to master before you buy individual stocks? They're nothing compared with understanding the world of bonds. For instance: When prices go up, yields go down.... You want to buy short when interest rates are rising and buy long when rates are sinking.... A bond's coupon rate isn't necessarily the interest you'll collect.

Welcome to the complicated world of bond investing. Pull up a chair, and we'll try to make this simple.

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