What do the terms par value, purchase price, call price, call date, and coupon rate mean in the context of bonds?
I am having a hard time understanding municipal bonds. What is the par value vs. purchase price? What is the call date? What is the call price? The coupon rate is just the interest paid out to you ...
Does the Federal Reserve (or any other central bank in any other country) have the power to buy municipal bonds through quantitative easing? If it does, where would I find out how much?
It seems like there's a massive sell off of bonds at this time, such as the municipal bond listed here, for Detroit, Michigan: MunicipalBonds.com – DETROIT MICHIGAN SERIES A - 251093XY1 What ...
Where can I find (for free) a breakdown of all the municipal bonds (specifically how much they are worth) given by a state or city etc. in a given year, or over a recent period of time? I'd mostly ...
How do I calculate my expected return if I buy a municipal bond at a premium with a sinking fund feature? For example, I'm looking at a bond with a coupon of 5.5%, maturing July 2015, with the ...
Interest received from municipal bonds is generally tax-exempt at the federal level (and at state level if purchaser resides in the issuer states). Conversely, does this mean that a purchaser cannot ...