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|Subject: Need some beginner help||Date: 2/6/2013 12:53 PM|
|Author: Bobcatkitty||Number: 34756 of 36082|
I've just started looking at bonds and looking at the Ameritrade website and corporate bonds, I hope someone will politely tell me what the following information is telling me including what the category abbreviations are:
Let's start with assumption that "coupon" is the interest rate they pay?
YTM & YTW.....don't have a clue It say YTM 2.33 and underneath is says MAT
Price is $109.05, again I assume that is what I would pay for one bond?
Next: 191216AV2 250 (again QTY min?)
This may sound like I have no business fooling around with bonds, but I have to start somewhere, so please be kind.
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