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David Scott's Guide to Investing in Bonds
by David L. Scott

David Scott's Guide to Investing in Bonds
David L. Scott has taught finance and investing at the college and university level for over thirty years. He is the author of more than two dozen books on finance and investing, and he has appeared on NBC's Today, CNBC, and numerous radio shows. Dr. Scott was born in Rushville, Indiana, and received degrees from Purdue University and Florida State University before earning a PhD in economics from the University of Arkansas.

Decipher the complex world of bonds with this straightforward and informative guide.

David Scott's Guide to Investing in Bonds explains what you need to know before making crucial financial decisions about buying, selling, and holding bonds. Scott analyzes the role a bond or bond fund plays in a balanced portfolio and helps you make informed decisions in this important area of investing.

You will learn

• HOW BONDS ARE VALUED AND TRADED

• HOW TO CHOOSE AMONG CORPORATE, MUNICIPAL, FOREIGN-CURRENCY, AND GOVERNMENT BONDS

• WHEN TO CONSIDER LONG-TERM VERSUS SHORT-TERM BONDS

• WHICH MEASURES OF A BOND'S YIELD ARE MOST RELEVANT

• WHETHER TAX-EXEMPT BONDS ARE RIGHT FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO

• HOW TO ASSESS READ-MADE BOND PORTFOLIOS

Praise for David Scott's Wall Street Words, Third Edition:

"A good volume to keep handy . . . Its illuminating discussion of the hazards and potential tax liabilities on mutual funds might save you enough by itself to pay for this volume a hundred times over." — Robert D. Hershey Jr., New York Times



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