Use this tag for questions that relate to debt instruments known as bonds. Generally, money is lent to governments or corporations that is paid back with interest.

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Treasury bills, how do they work?

I am looking at Bills tab on the site: http://www.treasurydirect.gov/instit/annceresult/annceresult.htm There is a 4-week security term with what appears to be a 4-week maturity date, with ...
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How does Value get rounded in figuring out Bonds Value?

I was reading up on Bonds here on About.com Why Do Bond Prices and Yields Move in Opposite Directions? In the second example it offers: In this example, the opposite scenario occurs. The same ...
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How do you use the formula for YTM when the compounding is semi-annual?

How do I calculate yield-to-maturity (YTM) with a simple handheld calculator? do we multiply n by 2?
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Learning Resources For Eurobonds

Please suggest me some books/articles about eurobonds which answer such questions as: what is it, how it works, what are the risks, what are the advantages and so on.
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What's the value proposition for investing in a note like ASX:AFIG?

First foray into PF, I hope I've followed the rules properly, especially since I'm such a stickler for them over on SO :-) Although I seem to be asking about a specific stock here, I'm really more ...
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Bonds more attractive as Fed get ready to tighten?

Will the return on US treasuries improve vs US stocks as the Fed prepares to raise interest rates?