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Author Sheimo, Michael D., 1944-
Title Bond market rules : 50 investing axioms to master bonds for income or trading / by Michael D. Sheimo.
Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, [2000]

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Subject Bonds.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
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Subject Bonds.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585189358 (electronic bk.) : $18.95
OCLC # 44955195
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99027456 (OCoLC)41156483.
Table of Contents
1When Interest Rates Rise, Bond Prices Fall1
2The Coupon Is Not Always the Same as Yield13
3Follow the Yield Curve17
4Beware the Inverted Yield Curve25
5There Are Four Ways to Get a Higher Yield on Bonds31
6Utility Stocks - A Higher-Yield Alternative to Bonds39
7Long Maturities Have Greater Market Risk47
8Short Maturities Have Greater Reinvestment Risk51
9Bond Funds Are Not the Same as Bonds55
10Buy Bonds That Won't Outlive You59
11Invest in Bonds If You Want Steady, Fixed Returns61
12Invest in Bonds If Your Risk Profile Is Lower71
13Invest in Bonds If You Do Not Want Capital Erosion75
14Why T-Bills Can Be Risky79
15Know the Bond Options83
16Build a Ladder89
17Bonds, the Buy-and-Hold Investment95
18Bonds Lower Portfolio Risk99
19Calls Always Benefit the Issuer101
20The Simplest Strategy105
21Bond Investing Is Prudent Asset Allocation109
22Pay Yourself First113
23Be a Futures Hedger or a Speculator117
24Buy Inflation Protection Bonds123
25Buy Stocks with Bonds (Convertibles)127
26Beware the GNMA129
27Put Compound Interest to Work with Zeroes131
28Understand the Indexes135
29Do the Barbell139
30Do Bond Market Analysis143
31Check Out the DANs155
32Don't Fight the Fed159
33Watch the Stock Market165
34Look for a Flight to Quality171
35Buy "Junk" Bonds for Higher Yield173
36Do "Swaps" for Money Now177
37You Don't Have to Pay Taxes on Bonds181
38Bonds Are Safe If Held to Maturity189
39Know the Bond Rating193
40Watch the Consumer Price Index199
41Insured Municipal Bonds Are Safer205
42Watch the Long Bond209
43You Can't Trade Bonds Like Stocks215
44Bonds Always Mature at Par219
45If a Yield Looks Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is221
46Beware of Personal Guarantees223
47Know the Types of Bonds225
48Consider a Managed Futures Account229
49Buy Brady Bonds for High Yields233
50Learn the Language of Bonds239