What are bonds?

Why buy bonds?

A real example:

This is what a typical bond will look like in an online broker’s interface.
A table of bond credit ratings.
Bond credit worthiness table.

What’s it cost? How much am I actually investing?

Face Value

How much would we make?

Understanding Profit Yield

The YTM formula you’ll absolutely never use.
The less you pay, the more you make.

Intermission: Why Rich People Love Bonds:

Back to the Show: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Failure to pay interest will immediately default the credit rating.

How Corporations Avoid Defaulting : A Case Against Stocks

Spotting Risk of Default:

Let’s Invest Anyway!

Trade History

Supplementary notes:



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