It was a very insightful course and I really learned a lot from this course.
Are you looking to expand your knowledge and skills in the world of fixed income investments? In this comprehensive course, you will learn the basics of fixed income securities, the markets they are traded in, and the most common valuation techniques. Be prepared to take your investment career to the next level!
This Fixed Income Investments course contains everything you need to know about fixed income securities. You will cultivate an extensive understanding of bonds’ features, markets, and the most important aspects of valuation. First, we introduce you to the basic terms you will use as a fixed income analyst or investor. We discuss the concepts of price and future value, principal and coupon payments, par value, and maturity date. We explain the difference between fixed-rate and floating-rate bonds, the meaning of sinking fund provisions, typical bond structures, and some examples of positive and negative covenants. Then, we discuss fixed income markets, the major types of fixed income securities, and the mechanics of issuing bonds in primary and secondary markets. In the last section of the fixed income course, you can practice what you’ve learned. We show you how to calculate a bond’s price and yield-to-maturity, yield-to-call, and other yield measures in Excel. Lastly, we teach you how to value bonds from scratch and compare and interpret various risk and return indicators. Sign up now and master your investment knowledge and skills!
In this Fixed Income Investments course, we:
This section of the Fixed Income Investments course is dedicated to the features of fixed income securities. We examine various cash flow structures, discuss principal and coupon payments, and explain why some bonds include sinking fund provisions. Moreover, you will understand the meaning of contingency provisions and whether they benefit the bondholder or the bond issuer.
Our main goal here is to provide a thorough classification of the global fixed income markets and the types of fixed income securities issued. We discuss in detail the bonds issued by sovereign governments and supranational organizations, the types of corporate bonds, and the significance of the ratings given by credit rating agencies.
In this section of the Fixed Income Investments course, we cover the practical aspects of fixed income valuation. You will learn how to calculate a bond’s price, yield-to-maturity (YTM), and various other yield measures for fixed-rate bonds, floating-rate bonds, and money market instruments using various Excel functions.
“Fixed income securities are an investment vehicle with untapped potential.”
Chief Financial Officer at 365
Fixed Income Investments
with Antoniya Baltova