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Interest Rates Vs. Bond Prices: How Do Bonds Work?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes There is an inverse relationship between bond prices and interest rates. This is all a matter of supply and demand. And, if you understand the inverse relationship then you will better understand the way interest rates move. What Is A Bond? Bonds are debt instruments. There are two basic types…CONTINUE READING

2017: Where Are We In The Business Cycle?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Following the 2008 financial crisis that catapulted America and Europe into what is called the great recession,The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC), the committee which investigated the causes of the crisis, concluded that it could have been averted. Such conclusion has implications of large proportions. Mainly, our way of managing our financial…CONTINUE READING