Special Report on
Risks of Investing in Bonds
Risks of Investing in Bonds - Trends
Latest Trending Story:
You should assess the creditworthiness of a zero coupon municipal bond the same way you would any municipal security. Doing so is particularly important for zero coupon bonds since all your principal investment returns are paid at maturity. For municipal bonds, credit risk is determined by the financial and operating stability of the state or local government entity that issued the bond or the entity that is obligated to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds. Virtually all new issues of municipal securities are originally offered by means of disclosure documents (called official statements or offering ...
All investments offer a balance between risk and potential return. The risk is the chance that you will lose some or all the money you invest. The return is the money you stand to make on the investment. The balance between risk and return varies by the type of investment, the entity that issues it, the state of the economy and the cycle of the securities markets. As a general rule, to earn the higher returns, you have to take greater risk. Conversely, the least risky investments also have the lowest returns. The bond market is no exception to this rule. Bonds in general are considered ... Read More
SURVEY RESULTS FOR
RISKS OF INVESTING IN BONDS
Stock Market Tips #7 and More, Part 1 (Investing tutorial)
Airelon's Pre-Market Thoughts: The DOW, The US Dollar and Bonds . ...
- Webcast transcript: Vanguard Explorer Value Fund
- Advisor Products Inc. - Financial Crisis Webinar Series