Fixed-income securities

Fixed-income securities

Investments that have specific and fixed interest rates or dividend rates, such as bonds.

Fixed-Income Security

A security with a guaranteed return. Common examples include bonds, which pay periodic coupons representing a certain interest rate, and preferred stocks, which are legally required to receive a specified dividend at certain times. Typically, fixed-income securities offer lower risk and lower returns than common stock and similar investment vehicles.
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Closed end funds, (NYSE:KMM) seeks to provide high income consistent with prudent total return by investing in different income-producing securities such as US corporate fixed-income securities and debt obligations of foreign governments, their agencies and instruments which may be denominated in foreign currencies and may not be rated.
The Fixed-Income Securities Operations Conference has always provided a unique opportunity for those fulfilling this role to get together and share best practices.
Thomson Corp, (Stamford, CT), through its Thomson Financial (New York) unit, has acquired TradeWeb (Jersey City, NJ), an online global trading platform for fixed-income securities, for $350 million in cash plus contingent payments of up to approximately $150 million over the next three years based on meeting growth targets.
On close examination, fixed-income securities appear to be a recurring and important thread.
According to James Snyder, chief investment officer of Northern Trust, the volatile stock market has led to "safe haven" purchases of Treasuries as opposed to other fixed-income securities.
Market or interest rate risk refers to the possible decline in the market value of fixed-income securities if interest rates rise.
if your primary goal is a safe, steady rate of return on your investment, you should look into the so-called fixed-income securities.
Investors should consider high-grade fixed-income securities
It is well known that rising interest rates force bond values downward, while falling interest rates generate price increases for fixed-income securities.

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