Investing in Fixed Income Securities

Investing in Fixed Income Securities

Understanding the Bond Market

Book - 2005
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Investors who've primarily purchased equity securities in the past have been looking for more secure investment alternatives; namely, fixed income securities. This book demystifies the sometimes daunting fixed income market, through a user-friendly, sophisticated, yet not overly mathematical format. Investing in Fixed Income Securities covers a wide range of topics, including the different types of fixed income securities, their characteristics, the strategies necessary to manage a diversified portfolio, bond pricing concepts, and more, so you can make the most informed investment decisions possible.

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Practitioner Strumeyer takes on what some incorrectly think of as the ugly stepsister to the stock market in this thorough yet accessible treatment, starting with the basics in terms of the characteristics of fixed income securities, the complexities behind debt versus equity, and the history behind prices. He describes the basics of debt instruments and bond pricing concepts, the risk factors, microeconomics, economic variables in forecasting, the yield curve, money market instruments, US Treasury and government agency securities, municipal and corporate bonds, emerging markets, distressed debt securities, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, preferred stock, derivative products and applications, and the management of a fixed income portfolio. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2005
ISBN: 9780471465126
Characteristics: xiii, 514 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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