Introduction to Fixed Income
1. Intro to Fixed Income
The Fixed Income Universe.
2. Payment of Interest
Investors invest for returns: In Fixed Income it is interest; also known as coupons. In a minute learn how it works.
3. Bond Types
There are different types of Bonds and here is a quick run-down on them; starting with munis that form a large market in the USA.
4. Rating Agencies
Ratings are an importatant factor in the issuance, attractiveness and pricing of bonds. Here is how that works
5. Seniority of Debt
Senior, subordinate, secured, unsecured? See the most interesting video on the seniority of bonds in case ofliquidation
6. Issue and Maturity of Bonds
Issuances and redemption might happen at a variety of prices variety of prices:
7. Coupons & Yields
Coupons are an important concept to understand properly, including calculating and using the dollar value of a coupon. It makes it easy to grasp the concept of yield.
8. Convertible bonds
Some bonds include a conversion clause. These are called convertible bonds. Learn the features easily in this video
9. Calls & Puts
Bonds can have embedded options that allow a borrower or lender to get out of a situation they do not like. You will find it really easy to understand: contrary to what most might say.
10. Trading Bonds
The trading of bonds is a very interesting aspect Learn to read quotes, understand clean & dirty prices, easily understood in this video
11. Risks in Bonds
Fixed Income securities have their own associated risks