From the Inside Flap
The credit meltdown has completely re-shaped the world of bond investing—from Treasuries, T-bills, and municipal bonds to corporate bonds and high-yield bond funds. Bonds have quickly become the safe haven of choice for investors. If you want your bond portfolio to profit from the new rules of engagement since the credit meltdown, but don't know how, then you've come to the right place.
Fixed income investing will never be the same. Bonds Now! identifies the most recent changes in the bond market. It links the new rules of profiting in the bond market with new survival methods and fresh buy/sell principles. This reliable resource combines them all to show individual investors just like you how to make smart bond investments in the post–credit crisis era. Bonds Now! doesn't waste time on the elementary basics. Instead, the authors—both seasoned pros—jump right in and show you how to build a safe bond portfolio designed to weather these turbulent economic times.
Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this timely book:
Walks you through the changing fixed income landscape and shows you exactly how to navigate through it
Highlights how to quickly analyze a bond, then use the results to execute your trade
Examines what it takes to build an impregnable fortress around your bond portfolio—one so strong that even incompetent legislators and greedy CEOs can't make it crumble
Reveals how to develop a sixth sense for trouble and rebalance your bond positions while there's still time
And much more
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From the Back Cover
Praise for Bonds Now!
"With Bonds Now! Marilyn Cohen has written a book giving us step-by-step ways to navigate the new, post–2008 credit-crisis bond market....Bonds Now! gives a dead-on account of how the bond ratings game has changed....Marilyn's book discusses reliable ways to anticipate the effects of management team changes...essential reading for anyone who is serious about making money in the bond market."
"When it comes to the bond market, who knows more and can explain it better, quicker, easier and, in many instances, pithier than can Ms. Cohen? The answer is no one. Marilyn has been involved in the bond markets, municipal, federal, corporate, et al., for the past thirty-plus years. Her book will open up the bond market for the novice and the expert reader alike. I strongly recommend this book for anyone wanting to become acquainted with the bond market, and certainly to those who wish to become better and more intelligent investors."
—Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter
"Bonds matter! That's what even the stock-crazy learned after the 2008 meltdown. Surprisingly, bonds can be even more complicated than stocks to understand—but bond guru, Marilyn Cohen, clears the way. This is the essential guide for investors with bonds in their portfolios, or investors starting out in bonds."
—Jane Bryant Quinn, author of Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People
Bonds Now! picks up where the basic texts leave off. If you manage your own bond portfolio and you want to do it better and smarter and achieve more profitable results, then this book is for you. It identifies the most recent changes in the bond market and links the new rules of profiting in the bond market to new survival methods and fresh buy/sell principles. The book combines them all to show investors how to make smart bond investments in the post–credit crisis era.