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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Does pursuing the highest yields or pursuing the lowest ones give better returns in the long run?

Consider two people (Alice and Bob) who have some money each month to save and invest in government bonds of their own country (because they want it to be liquid, and have the smallest risk of ...
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Rationale behind discount bonds?

I'm trying to understand if my rationale behind discount bonds is correct. Let's say Company X issues a 2 year $1000 bond at 5%, market interest rate is 10%. Because the coupon rate < the market ...
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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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Download bond vs maturity data

As my homework about finance bonds I have to find current term structure of interest rates (yield curve), plot interest rate from some found bonds vs maturities of bonds. The problem is I have found ...