Category Archives: Government Bonds

Top 10 Bond Investing Strategies

Bond Investing

1. Diversification Strategy One of the essential strategies of smart bond investing is diversification to spread the risk and allow you to protect your principal investment. A properly diversified bonds portfolio

Long Term Government Bonds Risks and Benefits

Long Term Government Bonds

Long term government bonds can carry some investment risks, and these risks should be carefully considered and fully evaluated before any action is made for this type of bond. These bonds have a maturity date of a minimum of ten

Short Term Government Bonds – Are They Protected from Inflation?

Short Term Government Bonds

Are short term government bonds protected from inflation? The answer is not a simple yes or no, and the specific bond being considered will determine just how much inflation protection is offered.

TIPS Bonds Outlook in a Weak US Economy

TIPS Bonds

TIPS bonds are Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, and these bonds offer inflation protection. A weak US economy means a weak dollar, and for most economists this means the probability of inflation. Both the TIPS

I Bonds Interest Rates – How Are They Calculated?

I Bonds Interest Rates

Understanding I bonds interest rates is not always easy, but these bonds do offer interest rates which are indexed to the inflation rate and that can make them a good choice for a number of investors.

What Countries Are Good For Government Bonds Investment?

Government Bonds Investment

Which countries around the world offer good prospects for investments in government bonds? The choices available to investors are numerous and some countries may be a better investment choice than others. Some governments around the world are experiencing a debt

Government Bonds Investing – 7 Mistakes To Avoid!

Government Bonds Investing

All investments walk a line between potential returns and risks. A risk is the chance you will lose some of all of your money and a return is the money you make on an investment. To gain the higher return,

Japanese Government Bonds Review

Japanese Government Bonds

Japanese Government bonds, similarly to government bonds of any country, are in fact debt securities or promises to return your money at the end of the bond term along with interest, unless it’s a zero coupon bond. In order to

How Do Government Bonds Work?

How Do Government Bonds Work

How do government bonds work? They are issued by a government of a country, and they are issued in the currency of the country that is offering the bonds. It is possible to find short, medium, and long term government

Treasury Bonds Rates Today And Historical Value

Treasury Bonds Rates

Treasury bonds rates today are at the lower end of the spectrum when compared to the historical value of these notes. The rate for a 30 year treasury bond as of 10/07/2011 is 3.02 %, and this rate decreases with