Category Archives: Bonds

  • Bonds are Boring, But…

    Bonds yielding 5% tax-free income are now a possibility for some fixed-income investors. Interest rates have risen dramatically over the past year as the Federal Reserve has increased interest rates to slow the U.S. economy and to curb rampant inflation. An economic slowdown, increased borrowing costs for both individuals and corporations and an unaffordable housing market that has 30-year fixed rates approaching 8% are all direct consequences of these higher rates ... Read More

  • What On Earth Do All These Bond Terms Mean?

    One common frustration investors have is dealing with all the Bond terms and jargon used in the financial industry. Ever hear two Wall Street types talking? It can be like listening to a bad episode of Star Trek! ... Read More

  • What’s The Difference Between All These Types Of Bonds?

    When you buy bonds, you are lending money to the issuer – generally a company or government. In return, the issuer promises to pay you a specified rate of interest on a regular basis, and then repay the principal when the bond matures after a set period of time. ... Read More

  • rising interest rates and bonds

    Bonds Can Still Perform when Interest Rates Rise

    At Hennion & Walsh, we believe bonds offer income-oriented investors a reliable stream of income and protection against fluctuations in interest rates when held to maturity. Bonds, including Municipal, Government, or Corporate bonds, can also offer compounded growth opportunities when ... Read More

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