Small changes in interest rates can cause large changes in bond prices. The longer the term to maturity, the greater the change in price for any change in the interest rate.

What causes the supply and demand for bonds to shift?

Ashley K. 2018-05-13 22:03:42 Supply curve, bonds shift, supply and demand curve, assets, interest rates

Borrowing also becomes more attractive when general business conditions become more favorable, as when taxes and regulatory costs decrease or the economy expands.

Basic definitions and terms of the corporate bond market

Ashley K. 2018-05-12 18:13:42 Corporate bonds, investment bankers, bank holding companies, bond indenture, sinking fund provisions, convertible bonds

Bonds are debt instruments that may be issued by domestic or foreign governments and corporations. The terms of a corporate bond issue are spelled out by the bond indenture and interpreted by the trustee.

Principles terms and definitions of the bond market

Zhilah K. 2018-05-12 14:12:12 Bond market, coupon rate, bearer bonds, registered bonds,

Historically, bonds were either bearer bonds or registered bonds. Today, registered bonds are far more prevalent than bearer bonds.

Bonds market and the history in the making

Zhilah K. 2018-05-11 14:12:12 Bonds history, bonds market, interest rate, borrowers, lenders

The bond market is the market in which bonds issued by borrowers are bought by and sold to lenders.