Asset Classes

Fixed Income

Fixed Income

Bonds

Fixed Income (Bonds) are an interest paying promise to pay money

Terms

Interest Rate
Leveraged Loan

Mentioned by the Following

Asset Classes

General Obligation Bond
Private Credit

Entities

ALEX.fyi
Abacus Wealth Partners
Amherst Pierpont Securities LLC
Arbor Research & Trading, LLC
Avalon Investment & Advisory
BlackRock
Bond Angle, LLC
Brandes Investment Partners
Buckingham Strategic Wealth
COEX Partners
Charles Schwab Corporation
Churchill Management Group
Community Capital Management
Cumberland Advisors
DBRS Morningstar
Dana Investment Advisors
Factor, LLC
Financial Markets Training Ltd
Homer & Company
Kovitz
Lombard Odier Investment Managers
Montag & Caldwell
Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC
North Star Asset Management
Oaktree Capital Management
Oxford Lane Capital Group
PGIM
Pacific Investment Management Company
Pacific Investment Management Company, LLC
Salem Investment Counselors
Seilern Investment Management
Standard Life Aberdeen
TCW Group
Templeton Growth Fund
The Vanguard Group
Verdad Advisers
Weldon Financial
Zulauf Consulting

EntityTypes

Ratings Agency

Events

1946 to 1981 Bond Bear Market
Taper Tantrum

People

Adam Cohen
Alan Greenspan
Alan Gula
Alex Bryan
Alex Gurevich
Andreas Clenow
Andrew Park
Andy Hecht
Aniket Ullal
Arik Ben Dor
Arthur Hyde
Asoka Woehrmann
Austin Root
Ben Breitholtz
Ben Hunt
Ben Melkman
Ben Powell
Benjamin Halliburton
Bill Campbell
Bill Gross
Bob Jain
Bob Johnson
Bob Lang
Brian Portnoy
Bruce Phelps
Carley Garner
Cathie Wood
Chaim Siegel
Charles Sizemore
Chris Alexander
Chris Cole
Chris DeMuth Jr
Chris Pavese
Chris Whalen
Christophe Ollari
Crista Huff
Dan Passarelli
Dan Rasmussen
Dan Zwirn
Darius Dale
David Kotok
David Merkel
David Shimko
Davis Edwards
Dean Curnutt
Diego Parrilla
Donald van Deventer
Douglas Lucas
Dylan Grice
Ed Yardeni
Edward McQuarrie
Edwin Elton
Eileen Murray
Emad Mostaque
Eric Peters
Evan Lorenz
Frank Fabozzi
Frank Partnoy
Frank Reilly
Galen Burghardt
Gareth Murphy
Gary Antonacci
George Goncalves
Gerald Jensen
Gontran de Quillacq
Greg Diamond
Greg Obenshain
Greg Vaughan
Greg Weldon
Guillermo Dumrauf
Harley Bassman
Hildy Richelson
Howard Penney
Ira Walker
JC Parets
Jared Dillian
Jay Pelosky
Jay Soloff
Jeff Gundlach
Jeff Marcus
Jeff Miller
Jeff Weiss
Jeremy LaKosh
Jim Bianco
Jim Grant
Jordan Kotick
Julian Brigden
Keith Brown
Kelley Wright
Kent Collier
Kristina Hooper
Lacy Hunt
Larry McDonald
Larry Robins
Larry Swedroe
Leo Kolivakis
Lev Dynkin
Lex van Dam
Liz Ann Sonders
Lloyd Khaner
Luis Garcia-Feijoo
Luke Ellis
Magdalena Polan
Marc Chandler
Marco Kolanovic
Marcos Carreira
Mark Carney
Mark Sebastian
Mark Shenkman
Markus Heitkoetter
Martin Gruber
Martin Leibowitz
Marty Fridson
Matt Tucker
Matt Zames
Meb Faber
Michael Boyd
Michael Covel
Michael Gayed
Michael Kahn
Michael Kramer
Michael Lebowitz
Michael Nicoletos
Mike Green
Mike Heroux
Mike Taylor
Mish Schneider
Mish Shedlock
Mona El Isa
Neil George
Neil Schofield
Pablo Calderini
Paul Isaac
Peter Brandt
Peter Seilern
Philip Fischer
Pippa Malmgren
Ramsey Smith
Raoul Pal
Ray Uy
Richard Brostowicz Jr.
Richard Lehmann
Richard Sandor
Rick Rieder
Robert Balan
Robert Doty
Robert Levine
Ronnie Stoeferle
Russ Brownback
Russel Kinnel
Russell Napier
Sabrina Fox
Sahm Adrangi
Samuel Rines
Sarah Gefter
Scott Skyrm
Siddhartha Jha
Simon Ree
Slobodan Jovanovic
Srinivas Thiruvadanthai
Stephanie Ruhle
Stephen Antczak
Steven Bavaria
Steven Bleiberg
Steven Hawkins
Tad Rivelle
Tariq Dennison
Terrence Belton
Theodore Barnhill
Tony Crescenzi
Tony Greer
Trevor Mottl
Vicki Bryan
Vincent Catalano
Vincent Randazzo
Vineer Bhansali
Vishal Reddy
Warren Pies
Woody Brock
Xavier Rolet
Yannik Zufferey

Publications

The Weekly Quill
Abnormal Returns
Advanced Financial Risk Management
Bond Portfolio Investing and Risk Management
CMO Portfolio Management
Collateralized Mortgage Obligations
Corporate Bond Investor
ETF Pro
ETF Pro Plus
Environmental Markets
Everything You Need to Know About Asset Allocation
Fixed Income Analysis
Fixed Income Analysis Workbook
Fixed Income Mathematics
Fixed Income Securities
Grant's Interest Rate Observer
Handbook of Emerging Fixed Income and Currency Markets
High Dividend Opportunities
High Yield Bonds
Inside The Yield Book
Introduction to Fixed Income Analytics
Invesco Blog
Invest with the Fed
Investing in Mortgage-Backed and Asset-Backed Securities
LGIM Blog
Managing Fixed Income Portfolios
Marketimer
Mortgage and Mortgage-Backed Securities Markets
Peak Income
Portfolio Construction and Analytics
Professional Perspectives on Fixed Income Portfolio Management
Stigum's Money Market
Sustainable Investing and Environmental Markets
Technicals with Dave
The Bond Strategist
The Handbook of European Fixed Income Securities
The Handbook of Fixed Income Options
The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities
The Handbook of Municipal Bonds
The Investor's Guidebook to Alternative Investments
The Investor's Guidebook to Fixed Income Investments
The Only Guide to a Winning Bond Strategy You'll Ever Need
The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You'll Ever Need
The Strategic Bond Investor
The Theory and Practice of Investment Management
The Use of Derivatives in Tax Planning
Trading the Fixed Income, Inflation and Credit Markets

Strategies

Asset Allocation
Global Macro Strategy

Terms

Collateralized Loan Obligation
Debt Financing
Interest Rate
Modified Duration
Pension Fund
Reinvestment
Tranche

Wisdom

Credit Is An Opinion

Adam Cohen

Alan Greenspan

Alan Gula

Alex Bryan

Alex Gurevich

Andreas Clenow

Andrew Park

Andy Hecht

Aniket Ullal

Arik Ben Dor

Arthur Hyde

Asoka Woehrmann

Austin Root

Ben Breitholtz

Ben Hunt

Ben Melkman

Ben Powell

Benjamin Halliburton

Bill Campbell

Bill Gross

Bob Jain

Bob Johnson

Bob Lang

Brian Portnoy

Bruce Phelps

Carley Garner

Cathie Wood

Chaim Siegel

Charles Sizemore

Chris Alexander

Chris Cole

Chris DeMuth Jr

Chris Pavese

Chris Whalen

Christophe Ollari

Crista Huff

Dan Passarelli

Dan Rasmussen

Dan Zwirn

Darius Dale

David Kotok

David Merkel

David Shimko

Davis Edwards

Dean Curnutt

Diego Parrilla

Donald van Deventer

Douglas Lucas

Dylan Grice

Ed Yardeni

Edward McQuarrie

Edwin Elton

Eileen Murray

Emad Mostaque

Eric Peters

Evan Lorenz

Frank Fabozzi

Frank Partnoy

Frank Reilly

Galen Burghardt

Gareth Murphy

Gary Antonacci

George Goncalves

Gerald Jensen

Gontran de Quillacq

Greg Diamond

Greg Obenshain

Greg Vaughan

Greg Weldon

Guillermo Dumrauf

Harley Bassman

Hildy Richelson

Howard Penney

Ira Walker

JC Parets

Jared Dillian

Jay Pelosky

Jay Soloff

Jeff Gundlach

Jeff Marcus

Jeff Miller

Jeff Weiss

Jeremy LaKosh

Jim Bianco

Jim Grant

Jordan Kotick

Julian Brigden

Keith Brown

Kelley Wright

Kent Collier

Kristina Hooper

Lacy Hunt

Larry McDonald

Larry Robins

Larry Swedroe

Leo Kolivakis

Lev Dynkin

Lex van Dam

Liz Ann Sonders

Lloyd Khaner

Luis Garcia-Feijoo

Luke Ellis

Magdalena Polan

Marc Chandler

Marco Kolanovic

Marcos Carreira

Mark Carney

Mark Sebastian

Mark Shenkman

Markus Heitkoetter

Martin Gruber

Martin Leibowitz

Marty Fridson

Matt Tucker

Matt Zames

Meb Faber

Michael Boyd

Michael Covel

Michael Gayed

Michael Kahn

Michael Kramer

Michael Lebowitz

Michael Nicoletos

Mike Green

Mike Heroux

Mike Taylor

Mish Schneider

Mish Shedlock

Mona El Isa

Neil George

Neil Schofield

Pablo Calderini

Paul Isaac

Peter Brandt

Peter Seilern

Philip Fischer

Pippa Malmgren

Ramsey Smith

Raoul Pal

Ray Uy

Richard Brostowicz Jr.

Richard Lehmann

Richard Sandor

Rick Rieder

Robert Balan

Robert Doty

Robert Levine

Ronnie Stoeferle

Russ Brownback

Russel Kinnel

Russell Napier

Sabrina Fox

Sahm Adrangi

Samuel Rines

Sarah Gefter

Scott Skyrm

Siddhartha Jha

Simon Ree

Slobodan Jovanovic

Srinivas Thiruvadanthai

Stephanie Ruhle

Stephen Antczak

Steven Bavaria

Steven Bleiberg

Steven Hawkins

Tad Rivelle

Tariq Dennison

Terrence Belton

Theodore Barnhill

Tony Crescenzi

Tony Greer

Trevor Mottl

Vicki Bryan

Vincent Catalano

Vincent Randazzo

Vineer Bhansali

Vishal Reddy

Warren Pies

Woody Brock

Xavier Rolet

Yannik Zufferey

  1. Creditworthiness of the borrower
  2. The rate of interest
  3. The quality of the money (currency / inflation risk)

Common Fixed Income Traps

  • Examine the creditworthiness of the borrower before looking at the interest rate.¬† A high interest rate may lure you in, but may result in losing your money if the borrower is not creditworthy


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