How the Bond Market Works

February 8, 2023 Beginner
The bond market can be useful for investors. Watch to learn how it works.
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Find bonds that are right for you.

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Sentiment data is beginning to match relatively strong "hard" economic data.

How Do Muni Bond Credit Ratings Work?

Kathy Jones and Cooper Howard interview Jane Ridley from S&P Global about how municipal bonds are rated.

Earnings Season & High Demand for Corporate Bonds

How have Q4 corporate earnings fared so far, and what's behind the strong demand for investment-grade corporate bonds?

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered a personalized recommendation or investment advice. Investors should review investment strategies for their own particular situations before making any investment decisions.

Examples provided are for illustrative purposes only and not intended to be reflective of results you can expect to achieve.

Investing involves risks, including the loss of principal invested.

Fixed income securities are subject to increased loss of principal during periods of rising interest rates. Fixed income investments are subject to various other risks including changes in credit quality, market valuations, liquidity, prepayments, early redemption, corporate events, tax ramifications and other factors.

Lower rated securities are subject to greater credit risk, default risk, and liquidity risk.

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