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Fundamentals of Bonds Course | Learn Corporate, Government, Municipal Bonds, MBS, Trading 3D

Fundamentals ofBonds

Interactive Course
The Fundamentals of Bonds Course will teach you the tools and terminology that go with the dealings of bonds.
This course deals with all common types of bonds, including corporate, government, municipal, and some special types like MBSs.
A special chapter is dedicated to the risks involved when investing in bonds, and how to avoid them.
Course Price: $99

Overview

The Fundamentals of Bonds Course is designed to make the average person, who is interested in bonds, more aware of the tools at hand. We will talk about different areas of bond trading like “treasury bills/bonds,” “corporate bonds,” “bond yields” and the risks of working with bonds. By the end of each chapter, you will have picked up valuable information on the fundamentals of bonds, which will help you in the short term and long term. Every fundamentals of bonds chapter has a quiz which will test you on what you just learned, helping you better retain the information provided.

Objectives

  • Learn the basics of bonds by constantly revisiting terms like “treasury bonds” and “auctions,” “corporate bonds,” “convertible bonds” and “bond insurance.”
  • Figure out how you can maximize your bond portfolio by learning the risks and advantages of dealing with bonds.
  • Obtains the tools needed to operate on your own when trading, selling or buying bonds.

Topic Outline

1// Introduction
Interest
The Central Bank
How to Trade in Bonds
2// Government Bonds
Treasury Bills
Treasury Bonds
STRIPS
3// Corporate Bonds
Rating Corporate Bonds
Speculative and Investment Bonds
4// Convertible Bonds
Basics and Uses
5// Municipal Bonds
IPO
Examples
6//Mortgage-Backed Securities
MBS Background
Mortgage Securitization
7// The Risks Incurred by Investing
Types of Risks When Investing In Bonds
  • Course Information
  • No. of Lessons: 9
  • No. of Quizzes: 7
  • Average Duration: 12 hours
On average this course contributes hours towards your CPD
In association with LISC

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Learning with plain old textbooks can be boring and exhausting. Global Finance School's interactive courses bring the material to life, as they require your active involvement with review questions and assignments, and include videos and animations to make learning more exciting. Your educational experience becomes far more uncomplicated and effective than any book could ever offer.

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Self-Assessment

When you're studying by yourself, you want to be sure that you have complete understanding of the material. That is why our lessons include review questions every 3-5 slides, complete with feedback and detailed explanations. When you finish a major topic, you will be asked to solve a quiz, for which you get a grade. That way you can be sure that you have a real understanding of the course's topics. Browse courses

Human Voiceover

A good interactive lesson has to engage several senses. Therefore, our courses are fully narrated by a pleasant human voice. According to research, this helps you remember more of the course's material for a longer period. However, if you find that you'd rather just read by yourself, no problem – the narration can be turned on or off at any time. Browse courses

Videos & Animations

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Real-World Links

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Suitable for Anyone

Our courses are carefully designed and crafted to suit any learner. No background in finance is necessary to take any of our courses, which start from the ground up, but if you do have some experience, you can always skip forward to delve into the more complex subjects. The courses were written in straightforward English, and no professional term is used without being accompanied with a thorough explanation.

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