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P2P Loans enable individuals to lend and borrow money directly from each other. The loans are unsecured, meaning there are no assets like a car or a house that lenders can claim if the borrower defaults. For this reason, the…
If you are going to be in bonds, there is a strong argument that high yield is still the place to be.
Junk bonds pay a higher yield than investment grade bonds, primarily because they have a higher risk of default. However, the question of whether junk bonds will earn you a higher return comes down to their default rates, and the…
An understanding of credit ratings is job number 1 for bond investors.
We believe that the Sandusky scandal and the penalty imposed by NCAA are major long-term negatives for Penn State University bondholders.
Most people agree that credit ratings are important but how exactly does the market react when credit ratings change? Read on to find out.
What could explain the difference in default rates between financials and non-financials?
Here are 5 ways that US Treasury bonds are different from other types of bonds that you may not have thought of.
If you want to invest in corporate bonds then you will need to know the basics of reading a bond credit report.