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Analysis of financial information for stock valuation

Valuation of a company in terms of its shares is a long and effort-taking process. Yet individual investors will find…

Bond terms and conditions explained

Sinking-Fund Provisions A sinking fund is money taken from a corporation’s earnings that is used to redeem bonds periodically, before…

Benefits of Investing in Corporate Bonds

Investors buy corporates for a variety of reasons: Attractive Yields Corporates usually offer higher yields than comparable-maturity government bonds or…

How Does a Harvard Professor Invest for College?

Even if you are a Harvard professor, an economist and an authority on financing a college education, finding the right…

Exchange Funds are: definition

Exchange funds allow investors a tax-free means to diversify a low-cost-basis and/or restricted stock position. Exchange funds allow investors to…

What Are Corporate Bonds?

Corporate Bonds (also called corporates) are debt obligations, or IOUs, issued by private and public corporations. They are typically issued…

Beating Inflation Possible With Stock Index Funds

One of the best, though little practiced, ways to outrun a mild loss of purchasing power is through stock index…

Understanding Interest-Rate Risks and Yields

Like all bonds, corporates tend to rise in value when interest rates fall, and they fall in value when interest…

Top Basic Facts that you need to know to Invest

Interest Payments Corporate bond interest is usually paid semiannually. Zero-coupon bonds pay no periodic interest. Forms of Issuance Corporate bonds…

Types of Fixed Income Securities

There are a few types of Fixed Income Securities. Corporate Bonds Corporate bonds (also called corporates) are debt obligations, or…

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