# Questions tagged [coupons]

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### Coupon Payment Date

For a bond that pays interest semi-annually, is a must for a coupon payment date to fall on exactly the same day? For instance, if the bond matures in June 30, 2025, the coupon payment dates shall be ...
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### If bond yields fall by 1% across all maturities, which of the following bonds will increase in value the most?

10% coupon bond with 15 years to maturity 5% coupon bond with 15 years to maturity 10% coupon bond with 20 years to maturity 5% coupon bond with 20 years to maturity
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### Does par value include interest?

Is it only the principal amount, original cost of the bond at the end of maturity date or does it include the whole sum with the interest payments?
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### compute the price of a 90-day zero coupon bond with a face value of \$100 if the market yield is 6 percent

This is a question from a textbook: compute the price of a 90-day zero coupon bond with a face value of \$100 if the market yield is 6 percent Unless indicated otherwise, assume that 1 year = ...
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### Question Regarding Bond-Coupon Prices with Partial Period Maturity Date

Question: What would you pay for the following bonds assuming an annual yield rate of 7% based on semi-annual compounding (assume face value = \$100)? A bond with a coupon rate of 6% maturing in 3 ...
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### When short negative yielding bonds, who pays the coupon

Assuming the bond was actually issued with a negative coupon, if you are short (borrowing someone else's bond to sell the bond at a lower price / higher yield) Who pays the coupon? There are at ...
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### 200%+ return in 10 years from…bonds?

I read an article this morning about a million dollar bet Warren Buffett made with a hedge fund that would take 10 years to determine the outcome. They didn't each put down a million dollars, rather, ...
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### Is the need to issue bonds a telltale sign that the company would have a hard time paying coupons?

Background I'm trying to solidify my understanding of bonds, and I have a question regarding something that's probably very basic. Question Say I have a company and I want to issue some bonds in ...
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### Can people make a profit (in gift cards) when shopping with enough coupons?

According to the following story, someone paid \$132.73 for \$1,760 worth of goods and also received \$245 in gift cards. Cashier: “All right, so from \$1,760, you’re down to \$132.73, and you’ve earned ...
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### Could someone help me understand bond information?

I'm currently looking at this website for information on Government of Canada bonds. I was just wondering if anyone could tell me when the coupon payments are made (is there only one at maturity?) and ...
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### What's the best time to start holiday shopping this year?

I am planning and making a list of things I need to buy this Christmas. Can you please tell me the best time to start holiday shopping so I can benefit from best deals online for electronics and etc. ...
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### Does a restaurant have to pay tax on a discount?

I have a coupon which gives me 25% discount in a restaurant. Does the restaurant pay tax (and therefore should they charge me tax) on the full amount, pre-discount, or the amount after the discount? ...
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### If a bond has a par value of 1000 and a monthly coupon rate of 3.650%, do I get \$36.5 every month until maturity?

I'm looking at bond with CUSIP DSDB66702, which has a monthly coupon rate of 3.650 and a par value of \$1000. If I hold this to maturity will I get \$36.50 every month before taxes?
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### Am I calculating this correctly? Buying a discounted coupon results in more money spent than saved

Here is the scenario I'm sure everyone is familiar with. I am debating on whether or not to buy a gift certificate at a discounted rate from a popular coupon site. Am I doing the math right on this? ...
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### Can you use vouchers as tax free bonuses for employees in the UK?

Preface: My brother has now worked for several large banks that have given him vouchers for bonuses (or I believe they called them prizes) for reaching targets. Yet I can find nothing about this ...