The Mechanics of Bond-Buying
- Institutional Buyers of Tobacco Bonds Like Their Price vs. Risk. Finestone, Deborah // Bond Buyer;02/02/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31069, p1
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- New Orleans May Make Bond Changes. Randall, Danielle // Investment Management Weekly;10/1/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 39, p2
Reports that the New Orleans City Employees' Retirement System is planning to review its bond allocation and the firms that manage the debt to determine whether to search for replacement portfolio managers as of October 1, 2001.
- OPM sees potential in Asian bonds. Smith, Amanda // Money Marketing;7/7/2011, p32
The article focuses on the interest of Great Britain's OPM Fund Management in Asian bonds having allocated 41 million pounds fixed-income fund of funds played out through the Legg Mason Western Asset Asian opportunities fund.
- As I See It. Horwitz, Les // Grand Rapids Business Journal;9/24/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p28
Offers advice on how to build a bond portfolio. Increased interest in the bond market due to the poor performance of stocks; Bond yields in early 2001; Options available in the bond market.
- Looking to Affordable Housing Bonds to Boost Income. Karchmer, Jennifer // Bond Buyer;02/23/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30584, p7
Reports that many high-yield fund managers are turning to affordable housing bonds in order to boost income. Portfolio manager Creston King's plan to invest a significant percentage of his short-intermediate fund in low-income housing bonds; Challenge of locating the right low-income housing...
- Beyond GOS: Managers turning to revenue debt for yield. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;05/18/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30643, p8
States that portfolio managers are looking beyond the traditional general obligation sector toward boosting income with revenue bonds. Examples of companies joining the trend; More yields offered by revenue bonds than general obligations.
- Higher-quality credits are helping to alleviate some concerns over economy. Cintron, Ivan // Bond Buyer;11/10/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30518, p9
Focuses on higher-quality credits in the United States which are helping alleviate some concerns over the economy. High-yield fund managers' upgrade of the quality of their portfolios fearing possible recession; Dumping of more credits that are sensitive to the economy; Tradeoff to cautious...
- Who needs bonds? Edgerton, Jerry // Money;Sep94, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p120
Questions the necessity of bonds in investment portfolios. Reasons for favoring cash-and-stock mixes; Maximum growth traditional asset allocation; Conservative growth asset allocation; Income portfolios.
- Wake up that sleepy bond portfolio. Burton, Jonathan // Medical Economics;11/08/99, Vol. 76 Issue 21, p115
Discusses management of bond portfolio. Junk bonds and high-quality corporate bonds; How much to invest in aggressive bonds; How to tell when a bond is risky; Alternative to owning individual bonds.