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.
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.
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 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
If you’re wondering what the differences are among various investment options such as Stocks, Bonds, and Pooled Funds, here’s a short and easy primer for you. If you want a more detailed discussion of these investment products, head over to our article on Time deposits, stocks,