An Innovative Approach for Earning Equity-Style Returns-While Offsetting Portfolio Risks-In Today's Bond Market
Bond investinghistorically seen as safe, stodgy, and ultra-conservativecan be every bit as exciting and profitable as the stock market. The Strategic Bond Investor outlines a dramatic new style of bond investing, aggressive yet risk-conscious, that is long overdue for investors who have grown weary of today's "earn it today, give it back tomorrow" stock market gyrations.
The first book to approach fixed income investing from a stock market perspective, The Strategic Bond Investor provides:
The Strategic Bond Investor describes the tools every investor needs to take part in today's bond marketspotting market extremes, analyzing volume and liquidity, and utilizing dozens of other techniques that until recently were limited to institutional and equity investors. Let its information and guidelines show you how to more effectively hedge risk in your overall portfolio, and uncover new profit opportunities in today's transformed investment marketplace.
"This book will help you to understand the most essential elements of intelligent bond investing. By simply gaining a greater understanding of the many ways the bond market can affect you and by utilizing the tools in this book to your advantage, you'll be on your way toward unlocking the power of the bond market..."From Chapter 1
For decades, professional investors have understood "the power of the bond market" for balancing portfolios, hedging investment risks, and even locking in fast-turnaround trading profits. The Strategic Bond Investor is the first hands-on, plain-English book to reveal the tricks of the fixed-income trade to a larger audience, and explain how all investors can start today to take profitable advantage of the biggest securities market in the worldthe U.S. bond market.
A long-overdue discussion of this accessible and flexible market, The Strategic Bond Investor provides insights and trading tips on subjects including:
In addition to the investment dynamics of bonds, this fast-paced book discusses the importance of today's fixed income market to the economy in general. From the vital role of bonds in providing capital to growing businesses to the ways in which increased securitization and innovation assure the continued growth of the bond market, seasoned investment professional Anthony Crescenzi helps you understand every market facetand provides you with a bedrock foundation for making profitable decisions.
Bonds have turned the corner, and are now seen as a vital component of any well-diversified investment portfolio. Learn the rules of the game in The Strategic Bond Investor, and discover short- and long-term techniques and strategies you can use to take advantage of the unlimited potential of bond investing and make it a vital component of your overall trading strategy.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Anthony Crescenzi is senior vice president, market strategist, and portfolio manager at PIMCO. He is also the author of Investing from the Top Down and coauthor of Stigum’s Money Market, Fourth Edition.
Good book, but you have to read it to the end to appreciate it because it was not well organized - the chapters are not arranged sequentially and so it took my reading it all to... Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. Gladrev
My purpose in reading this book was to gain a better understanding of the bond market. Over the years I have been moving my retirement account between stocks and bonds based on... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jeff Henderson
I got this after a friend, who is a day trader, recommended it to me. I got part way through it and found that the author spends too much time going into the history of investing... Read morePublished on December 13, 2012 by Tombo
"The Stategic Bond Investor" is a great way to increase your knowledge about bonds, as well as investing in bonds. Read morePublished on October 1, 2012 by Win
No way this book gets published, except there are a zillion guys like me suffering for an understanding of this Bond Market who will buy a reputable book on the subject. Read morePublished on April 10, 2012 by Patrick T. Mclaughlin
The Strategic Bond Investor is a very informative book for any investment, bonds or equities. It serves as a good reference for a number of investment topics, topics which are... Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by Nina Corson
Most of the fixed income books just cover the mathematical part of the securities, which is important but not sufficient enough for the trading floor terminologies. Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by DKNY
I am more than halfway through the book, and thought I would share my thoughts.
First, this book is outstanding in terms of the depth of knowledge imparted. Read more
If you are interested in how interest rates are practically determined this is a very useful hands-on book. Read morePublished on January 11, 2011 by Jackal