The BlogMentor Journal
Sharing thoughts and ideas about investments, capital markets and portfolio management
A lesser known tax rule, called the “de minimis” rule, has become important again for municipal bond investors. Here are the basics you need to know.
Fed funds futures get a lot of coverage in the financial media. But what are they and how do they work? And do they really tell the future for interest rates?
You may be familiar with yield curves that steepen or flatten. But what are bull and bear steepeners and flatteners? Let’s explore these changes to the yield curve.
What is a yield spread and how is it determined? Here are five fundamental factors that drive the yield spread on a fixed-income investment.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency recently released an updated self-assessment tool to help bank’s evaluate their preparedness for LIBOR’s eventual retirement.
The yield curve is an essential tool for making decisions about investment and balance sheet strategies. Learn what the yield curve is and how to interpret the curve’s shape.
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