fixed-income security

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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.

fixed-income security

A security, such as a bond or preferred stock, that pays a constant income each period. Price changes in a fixed-income security are caused primarily by changes in long-term interest rates.
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In Sep 2009, we recommended that investors avoid steelmakers, in particular longaproduct makers, given our expectations of a protracted recovery in fixed investments.
At the same time, the number who feel it is a good time to put their money into bonds or other fixed investments has dropped by seven points over the past month.
Traditional retirement planning approaches recommend that as Americans age, their portfolios should include an increasingly higher percentage of fixed investments, and a lower percentage of riskier equity investments.
After the boom: bust in business fixed investments, the manufacturing sector is left with excess capacity.
In partnering with ADP, Kelley has again entered into a strategic relationship which helps the company remain competitive without experiencing the burden created by increased fixed investments.
According to industry research from December of 1998, estimates of gross fixed investments in Asia Pacific will average a decline of 23.
Management anticipates that fixed investments attributable to RFF in 1997 will amount to about FFr 13.
Request for Quotation: Custodial services for fixed investments funds
While negative dynamics were recorded in many sectors of the economy, the three main contributors to the sharp fall in gross economic output were exports (down almost 36% YoY in 2009), fixed investments (down 17% YoY) and manufacturing (down 16% YoY).
If an increasing amount of money is going into fixed investments these days, we need to do better than that.
One of the main criticisms concerning the characteristics of technology can be summarised as follows: (4) Vintage effects may influence the relation between past fixed investments and the physical capital stock entering the production function.
Bond prices fell slightly after the report, which renewed worry that signs of economic strength could result in higher interest rates, thereby eroding the value of fixed investments.