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Bond Market Investing

Remember the days when your grandmother would give you a 20-dollar savings bond for your birthday? If you waited 30 years, you could cash it in for the full 20-dollar value. Meanwhile, you spent $10 per year to store it securely in a bank locker. Things have certainly changed over the years. Nowadays, bond investing is becoming an integral part of building wealth. In this chapter, we’ll cover three topics:

  • Bond basics
  • Bond types
  • Bond market

Bond Basics

Bond Prices and Interest Rates

OK, this might be one of the most challenging areas of finance to explain, but I’ll do my best. Bond prices tend to move in the opposite direction ...

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