Before you decide on whether to invest in short- or long-term bonds
, Lay recommends that you first check out the yield on the Fed funds rate, a benchmark for bond investors, which is currently 5.
6% for common stocks for the coming decade, adding that at this more modest figure, the risk premium of stocks over long-term bonds
is today "at a far more modest level (say, less than 2%) than what we all call the historical average of 5.
The series 2005 bond issue represents the first issuance of long-term bonds
for the NROTB.
Nonresidents were net buyers of Japanese medium- and long-term bonds
for the first time in three months, purchasing a net 1,593.
Investor confidence also has enabled Mexico to raise money through medium- and long-term bonds
Trusteed debt is made up of long-term bonds
, medium-term notes (MTNs), and asset-based securities.
Nonresidents remained net sellers of Japanese medium- and long-term bonds
for the second successive month, selling 839.
5 billion in long-term bonds
was raised by Standard & Poor's Corp.
A decision has not been made as to either renew the notes at maturity with some principal paydown or retire them in total with the proceeds of long-term bonds
The Calvert Long Duration Income Fund seeks to maximize income to the extent consistent with prudent investment management and preservation of capital, through investment in long-term bonds
and other income-producing securities.
On the Japanese bond market, nonresident investors were net buyers of medium- and long-term bonds
, snapping up a net 609.
And by mortgaging the Civic Center, raising garbage fees, cutting discretionary spending by 41 percent and eliminating 3,000 jobs, it managed to sell long-term bonds