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By Aidan Hackett. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview Bonds are instruments of debt. Companies use bonds as a way to raise capital without diluting shareholders equity. To a business, a bond is a gamble that a certain project will yield enough return to pay back investors, and for investors, bonds are a tool to limit...
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By Aidan Hackett. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. What are Bonds?e A bond is a unit of debt, usually issued by a government or company. They have regular payments called coupons (physical bond certificates used to have physical coupons attached to them) and are guaranteed to hold their value if you wait for their expiry (unless...
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By Hrishikesh Menon. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview All liquid assets have various investment strategies, even bonds. Bonds may seem like a “boring” investment and it is meant to have low returns compared to other assets but the right bonds are important assets to include in a strong investment portfolio and for that, you need...
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By Aniket Bose. Edited By Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview The U.S. Treasury was created in 1789 and is primarily the government department that is in charge of issuing all bonds, notes, and bills in the U.S. Some of the government branches that work under the U.S. Treasury are the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Mint,...
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By Michael Feng. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. What are Bonds? In order to mitigate risk and protect their portfolio, many investors diversify their portfolio by investing in not only numerous sectors, but also a variety of different investments including stocks, bonds, derivatives, and other options. Today we’re going to be discussing an option that introduces...
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By Arjun Chandrasekar. Bonds are basically fixed-income securities, and they’re normally issued by companies or governments. The purpose of a bond is to loan money, and since there’s a burdened interest rate, there will be a stream of income. Compared to investing in stocks, bonds aren’t as volatile. There are four main types of bonds:...
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