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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

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,

Current Zero Coupon Bond Rates vs Historical

Zero Coupon Bond Rates

Current zero coupon bond rates can vary, sometimes significantly, depending on whether the bond is a Treasury bond, another municipal choice, or a corporate option. The duration of the bond also plays a large role in the rates offered by

Floating Rate Bonds Risks and Benefits

Floating Rate Bonds

Floating rate bonds offer a number of benefits and these bonds are extremely popular with investors right now because interest rates are low. These bonds also carry a number of risks as well though, and these risks are often ignored

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

Government Bonds Interest Rate – How Is It Determined?

Government Bonds Interest Rate

How is the government bonds interest rate determined? This depends on the bond rate type used. The interest rates used for US government bond securities come in two varieties, fixed rate interest or inflation rate interest. Twice a year, in