Answer the following questions:
- Can you as an individual investor buy T-bonds, or are these financial instruments for institutions only?
- What is the current yield curve for U.S. Treasury securities? Check out at under Market Data: Rates & Bonds or the Treasury-Direct at under the section on access data.
- Do a Google search to find out the type of T-bonds available for individual investors like you and me.
- What are convertible bonds and how are they different from other bonds?
Additionally, in your post this week, identify the T-bonds for individual investors. What are the differences between T-bonds for institutions and individual investors? What are EE bonds, and how are they different from T-bills?
Identify a convertible bond issue in the recent past and find out if it was successful or not.