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Chapter 19. Working with Bonds

IN THIS CHAPTER

Glossary of Bond Terms

Calculating Bond Yields

Calculating Bond Prices

Calculating Bond Duration

Calculating Bond Principal at Maturity

Working with Coupons

Working with Zero-Coupon Bonds

Working with Treasury Bills

A bond is a debt instrument by which companies and governments raise money by borrowing it from investors. The bond is a promise to pay back at some future date the amount borrowed and to pay interest periodically throughout the term. This chapter takes you through a few formulas and functions that enable you as an investor to work with bonds.


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