Some Buyers See 'Zero' Opportunities in Secondary Market
- Even Zeros Get the Blues: As investment-grade deals falter, the convert market shakes. Hahn, Avital Louria // Investment Dealers' Digest;7/16/2001, Vol. 67 Issue 28, pN.PAG
Discusses the status of investment-grade deals in the zero coupon convertible bond world in the U.S. capital market. Decrease in the zeros issued by the company Corning Inc.; Comparison of zeros bonds with the stock market; Problems that arise in the case of zero coupon convertible bonds.
- Your Finances. Potter, Tom // ABA Journal;Aug84, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p160
Examines the performance of zero coupon bonds. Comparison with the performance of bond with coupon payments; Structure of bonds; Viability of zero coupon bonds as investment tools.
- Rates down, profits up. // Finance Week;05/11/2001, p14
Points out investment opportunities opened up by declining worldwide interest rates to investors in South Africa. Attractiveness of interest rates in South Africa as compared to other countries; Zero-coupon bonds; Impact of interest rate movements on the value of the bonds.
- Exeter research defends zeros' cross-holdings. Daley, James // Money Marketing;11/22/2001, p7
Reports on the result of a research conducted by Exeter Fund Managers on zero-dividend preference shares in Great Britain. Categories of the zeros; Description of the risk of zeros.
- Coping with the new Social Security retirement age. Israelov, Rhoda // Indianapolis Business Journal;02/21/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 50, p43
Offers advice on readers' problems related to investments in the United States. Social Security benefits of early retirees; Investment in zero coupon bonds for children's education.
- Using Treasury STRIPS to Measure the Yield Curve. Sack, Brian // Working Papers -- U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Finance & Economi;2000, p1
This paper examines United States Treasury coupon STRIPS, which are zero-coupon securities created from the coupon and principal payments of United States Treasury notes and bonds. Treasury SRIPS have grown into a large market that provide a valuable source of information about the zero-coupon...
- On the Call Provision in Corporate Zero-Coupon Bonds. Narayanan, M. P.; Lim, Suk-Pil // Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis;Mar1989, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p91
A majority of corporate zero-coupon bonds includes a call provision, giving the firm the right to call the bond at par value. In this paper, we investigate whether or not it is optimal for the firm to call such a bond for refunding purposes, taking into consideration the effect of corporate...
- The sum of the zeros. Thitchener, Philip // Money Marketing;1/10/2002, p46
Reveals that independent financial advisers were using zeros as an alternative to with-profit bonds and insurance company distribution bonds. Information on the sophisticated rating system of ABN Amro; Average gross redemption yield of uncovered zeros.
- At Home creditor demands $50 mil payment by Friday. Sperling, Nicole // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;8/28/2001, Vol. 369 Issue 39, p6
Reports that At Home Corp. creditors are demanding payment of $50 million on convertible notes on or before August 31, 2001. Potential impact of the financial problem on cable operators implementing high-speed broadband service; Background on the zero-coupon notes originally financed by...