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Investing in Corporate Bonds - Chapter Summary
Through the fun lessons in this chapter, you'll cover the information you need to review related to investing in corporate bonds. You can go over definitions, types and characteristics of corporate bonds, as well as examining how they relate to an investors risk tolerance. By the end of the chapter you should be able to:
- Give examples of corporate bonds
- Compare characteristics of different types of corporate bonds
- Explain convertible corporate bonds
- List characteristics of convertible corporate bonds
These text and video lessons deliver essential information to help you review corporate bonds. The convenient format allows you to quickly go back to any point in the lesson and recap as needed. Your knowledge can quickly be assessed through the lesson quizzes, and subject-matter experts are on hand should you need any further clarification of a lesson.
1. What are Corporate Bonds? - Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we'll explore corporate bonds and how they relate to an investor's risk tolerance. You'll also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of corporate bonds.
2. Corporate Bonds: Types & Characteristics
Along with stocks, bonds comprise a significant portion of many investor portfolios. The bond investment universe may be even more diverse than that of stocks. In this lesson we will cover corporate bonds, including step-up, callable, and income bonds.
3. Convertible Corporate Bonds: Definition & Characteristics
Some corporate bonds can be exchanged for the underlying stock in the issuing corporation. This lesson explores the mechanics of this important bond feature.
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