Attack68
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Are High Yield Bonds issued at a premium or discount?
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New bonds are typically issued with a coupon that matches the market yield. That way the issue price is around 100. Although, since coupons cannot be odd, multi-decimaled values, they are also usually ...

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UK bond yield below inflation rate means negative ROI likely if held until maturity?
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No it has a positive return on investment, but a likely negative real return on investment, i.e. return after adjusting for inflation rate, since the return underperforms inflation. Of course it ...

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First time buyer unsure on which mortgage to go for
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My Advice: I would absolutely opt for the 2Y fixed, 30Y mortgage for the following reasons: The 30Y deal has lower contractual payments with a free option to overpay and permit greater capital ...

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Bonds: Why repay the principal at the maturity date all at once?
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1) Corporates want to sell bonds. Using non-standard practices such as an amortising repayment schedule is not generally attractive to investors. 2) Corporates have funding profiles: averaged over ...

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What do people mean when they say US 10 year Government Bond?
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As @JoeTaxpayer notes the US is a slightly special market since the US commands so much debt they auction so frequently. In other countries the 10Y bond is often defined differently. There is no ...

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Bond ETF's: why isn't the nominal value of the underlying asset mentioned anywhere?
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A simple search shows this not to be the case: Consider the iShares J.P. Morgan $ EM Bond UCITS ETF. Browse to the bottom of the page to find a link to detailed holdings and analytics, which gives it ...

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FOREX position in Interactive Brokers
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Yes you can get rid of the position. I can't quite remember where, possibly in the accounts section in TWS, but you can edit positions to change outstanding notional and initial price. It obviously ...

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Are the CEO's earnings different from the company's earnings?
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Individuals and Registered Limited Companies are separate entities in law, and that is their purpose. You cannot claim the income of a company. Your personal income is $100 p/m. However, since you ...

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Meaning of 10-year treasury note price change
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Excluding the possibility of error, on exchanges and other reporting screens a singular price is often some form of average (weighted or simple) between the bid price and the offer price. The change ...

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Does MTM of a Bond include its accrued interest?
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Marking something to market generally means assigning the current liquidation value. If you mark a bond to market then you include accrued interest since if you sell it you will receive funds based ...

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Which type of yield do finance professionals refer to when talking about "bond yields"
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Depending upon your finance area (asset manager, loan structurer, trading, etc.) there will be different measures of yield. However, as far as I am concerned, in fixed income trading for discussion ...

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How should I interpret information about bond spreads that narrowed or widened the most?
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Bond spreads can mean many different things and is contextual. I will give you a non-exhaustive list of some of the things it can mean within some context, and the most common usage I have come across ...

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