The Basics of Bonds
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Understanding Investments
Taught by Professor Connel Fullenkamp | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses
In this first lecture about bonds—with the focus on a “buy-and-hold” strategy—grasp the variety of available bonds and the features most important to an investor: who issued them, whether they are secured, and the timing of payments. You also learn how to “ladder” your holdings for a consistent income stream.