UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (6) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: Lokicious Big gold star, 5000 posts Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 35272  
Subject: Re: Charlie post on bond analysis Date: 11/25/2006 1:56 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
Dan,

I'm really not sure where to throw in anything with bond analysis in the current set of 4 parts. I suppose it would be possible to add some links in conjunction with the discussion of corporate bonds, but my inclination is to wait until someone is willing to organize a part 5 dedicated to the rudiments of bond picking and trading.

Maybe for now, you (or someone else) could just start from something like:

If you want to buy corporate bonds with anything less than the higest ratings (AAA or AA), and in principle even those, you need to evaluate the default risk of the bond relative to its yield and value, and in comparison to other bonds. Bond analysis requires considerable knowledge. Here are some links to some such analyses.
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (6) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next

Announcements

2013 Feste Award Voting Begins!
Who will win the 2013 Feste Award? Vote now for the Fool that most exemplifies the Fool Community mission of Learning Together!
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Tax Strategies

TMFPMarti-Feeling Good
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement