Is Bond difficult to Understand?

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Market of Their Own - A Guide to Bond Market

Many people think bond, or the fixed income is too difficult to understand so not to invest. Even people in financial industry including equity specialists think bond is something different and something that they don’t want to try to understand. Is bond really difficult to understand? If you ask my opinion, quick answer is “No”. …

The Market of Their Own | A Guide to Bond Market (Intro)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series The Market of Their Own - A Guide to Bond Market

Bond, or in more sophisticated way of expression, Fixed Income can be a ‘paradoxical’ financial instrument in some sense. The reason why I say as ‘paradoxical’ is, generally the bond market suffers from the rise of market interest rates when overall economy is booming, while bond investors are making profits when the economy is suffering. Therefore, most of …