Long-Term Bond

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Long-Term Bond

A debt security with a maturity in the long-term. While there is no set definition of what constitutes the long-term, it is generally accepted that long-term bonds are those that mature several years in the future, often more than 15 or 20. One of the most low-risk long-term bonds, the U.S. Treasury Bond, usually has a maturity of 30 years.
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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.