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Differences of Preferred Stocks vs. Common Stocks vs. Bonds

For most people, bonds and equity (common stock) are the usual options for investment. We have already discussed these two asset classes lengthily. For a refresher course, here’s our primer on Stock Trading and Investing while here’s our tutorial on Bonds and Fixed Income. About this

Bond Investing in the Philippines: How to make money with Bonds

In the first article in our Bond Investment Guide series “What are Bonds?” you’ve learned what bonds are, how they differ from stocks, and some jargons associated with bond investing. Here in Part 2, you will learn how you can make money from bonds. About

Easy Guide for Filipinos: How to Invest in Bonds

You’ve already learned the basics of stock trading and investing in our Stocks Tutorial and Guide. This time, let’s learn another type of financial investment: Bonds. What are Bonds? In very simple terms, a bond is an obligation by the borrower (bond issuer) to pay

Why Buy Bonds with Negative Yields?

Why would you buy an investment with a negative return? Did you know that back in 2012, the yield of the 2-year government bond issued by Switzerland has been negative? At one point, the yield of the Swiss government bonds has been hovering at -0.30%. That’s a