Bond Types

Bond types are the various types of bond vehicles used by investors: municipal bonds, convertible bonds, callable bonds, etc. The bond type category provides articles and videos covering this topic.

Learn all about asset backed securities including how they differ from MBS securities.
Auction rate securities are long-term fixed-income investments with terms of twenty to thirty years or more that incorporate periodic adjustments to the interest rate, causing them to behave more like short-term investments since each interest rate adjustment changes the projected return on the investment.
A bankers acceptance (BA) is a time draft drawn on a bank, typically to finance an international transaction where one party is unwilling to offer their goods or services on credit.
Brady bonds are a type of dollar denominated bond originally created to reduce the debt owed to the United States by foreign countries, especially Central and South American countries.
Build America bonds capture elements of US Treasuries and local municipal debt that make them attractive to investors.
A callable bond gives the bond issuer the right to purchase the bond back from the bond holder before the maturity date of the bond
A certificate of deposit, or CD, is a predominately fixed rated savings vehicle for investors who do not need to immediately access their cash
A Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO) is a specific type of asset backed security that is created through the securitization of various fixed income products. The basic purpose of this security is to hold assets as collateral and then sell the cash flow from the different tranches, or credit quality tiers, to investors
Commercial paper are short term unsecured notes issued in the open market by corporations who have immediate financing needs
A convertible bond gives gives its owner the right to acquire the issuers common stock directly rather than purchasing it in the open market.
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