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Ask & Bid yield calculation problem

Does anyone know how the ask and bid yields are calculated on this corporate bond? I tried to use BEY calculation but I keep arriving at different answers. Does anyone know what the $500K means? If ...
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How is that this UK corporate bond index has gone down during the last month, if the UK interest rates are historically low?

The Bloomberg Barclays GBP Non-Government Float Adjusted Bond has fallen down dramatically during February 2021. However, the UK interest rates are historically low (font: when will interest rates ...
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Why do companies issue long-term bonds?

The bond is a form of a debt capital, when the company loans money from investors for the needs of the company growth or buying some equipment, estate, e.t.c. And the advantage for the company, ...
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Why isn't technical analysis used for bonds?

According to the Wikipedia article on technical analysis: Technical analysis is an analysis methodology for forecasting the direction of prices through the study of past market data, primarily price ...
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Which SEC forms do public companies file when they issue new bonds?

Which SEC forms do public companies file on EDGAR when they issue new bonds? Judging by Coca Cola Co and Apple Inc. SEC filings, the relevant forms seem to be: Form 424B2, Form 424B5 — the prospectus ...
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Can US private companies issue publicly-traded bonds?

In the United States, can private companies issue publicly-traded bonds? If so, are these bonds usually available to retail investors, or are they restricted to accredited investors? Where do these ...
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Trying to understand the behavior of the bond market during the COVID19 crisis [closed]

I'm aware of several corporate bond indices that are (slightly) going up despite of the COVID19 crisis. For instance, let's take this corporate bond index as an example. Choosing the 1Y chart one can ...
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How can I know the current interest rates for corporate bonds?

How can I check the interest rate of a bond issued by a particular company (e.g. GE)? I have found this for instance: GE corporate bonds. According to that, the coupon is ~8%. That sounds impossible ...
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Are the corporate bonds' interest rates set by central banks?

In countries which use a central bank system: When people speak about the 'interest rates', they mean interest to which the central bank (whatever it is) lends money to other banks, which in turn ...
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What is the difference between commercial papers and corporate bonds?

From Investopedia: An example of commercial paper is when a retail firm is looking for short-term funding to finance some new inventory for an upcoming holiday season. The firm needs $10 million ...