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Applying the market model to long-term corporate bonds.

Gordon J Alexander

Applying the market model to long-term corporate bonds.

by Gordon J Alexander

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Taken from Journal of financial and quantitive analysis, vol.15, no. 5, 1980, pp.1063-1080.

SeriesJournal of financial and quantitive analysis -- v.15, no.5
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Open LibraryOL20850101M

  Global sales of sovereign and corporate bonds that mature after 30 years have reached $ billion this year as of Tuesday, a 22% rise from the same period last year and a Reviews: 2.   In contrast, long-term bonds have a much higher interest rate risk than short-term bonds, which means that rising interest rates have the potential to crush their performance results. Consider this: In the period from May 1 to J , the bond market was hit hard as the yield on the year note soared from % to %.

The Bond Market: How it Works, or How it Doesn't. It can still be hard to find bid and ask prices for some bonds—particularly complex bonds and lower-grade corporate bonds. The bond market post-crisis. these entities have the balance sheet space and long-term investing horizon to .   After recently reading a fellow Seeking Alpha contributor's article "No Taper Is A Gift: Sell All Long-Term Bonds Now," I decided to take a look at the list of bonds I hold in my portfolio to.

Avoid long-term bonds, period. That can be anywhere north of 10 to 15 years. As a foundation, Treasury securities are still stable and make a good bet for safety, though yields are currently under. The risk-free interest rate is the rate of return of a hypothetical investment with no risk of financial loss, over a given period of time.. Since the risk-free rate can be obtained with no risk, any other investment having some risk will have to have a higher rate of return in order to induce any investors to hold it.


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