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Bond Investing 101: Understanding Interest Rate Risk and Credit Risk
Bond Investing 101: Understanding Interest Rate Risk and Credit Risk
Sep 18, 2018

This video is one part of BondSavvy's 10-part video "The Crash Course on Corporate Bond Investing" and helps investors weigh interest rate risk and credit risk when investing in individual corporate bonds.  Click here to view the video... Read more

BondSavvy Presents New Corporate Bond Investment Recommendations
BondSavvy Presents New Corporate Bond Investment Recommendations
Aug 14, 2018

At noon EDT today, BondSavvy presented four new corporate bond investment recommendations during The Bondcast.  You can now view these latest corporate bond picks by clicking here.  Our prior bond picks have shown how a select... Read more

Steve Shaw Presents to SEC Committee on Transparency for Corporate Bond Investing
Steve Shaw Presents to SEC Committee on Transparency for Corporate Bond Investing
Jul 16, 2018

You can now view the webcast of BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw's July 16 presentation to the SEC's Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (FIMSAC) by clicking https://youtu.be/158D7mTo4s4 .  During the presentation, Steve refers... Read more

BondSavvy Submits SEC Comment Letter Regarding Pre-Trade Transparency for US Corporate Bond Investments
BondSavvy Submits SEC Comment Letter Regarding Pre-Trade Transparency for US Corporate Bond Investments
Jul 14, 2018

     On July 16, 2018, BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw will participate in a panel discussion of the US Securities and Exchange Commission's Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (the "SEC FIMSAC").  The... Read more

Watch Our Active Investing Corporate Bond Webinar with Fidelity Investments
Watch Our Active Investing Corporate Bond Webinar with Fidelity Investments
Jun 20, 2018

On May 17, BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw sat down with Richard Carter of Fidelity Investments for an exclusive webinar: "The case for a more active approach to bond investing".  Fidelity recently posted a... Read more

New Corporate Bond Recommendations Available Now!
New Corporate Bond Recommendations Available Now!
May 31, 2018

You can now view the corporate bond investment recommendations we presented May 31 by clicking here. We reviewed these with BondSavvy subscribers during The Bondcast on May 31 and recently posted the webcast recording online. ... Read more

Learn Our New Corporate Bond Picks Now!
Learn Our New Corporate Bond Picks Now!
Mar 8, 2018

BondSavvy has just released its new set of corporate bond recommendations. Individual investors can see them by clicking here. Financial advisors, family offices, and other corporate bond investors can call our founder Steve... Read more

Is Albertsons' Acquisition of Rite Aid Good for Bondholders?
Is Albertsons' Acquisition of Rite Aid Good for Bondholders?
Feb 23, 2018

Update Note: On August 8, 2018, Albertsons and Rite Aid announced the termination of their merger agreement.  While the below analysis no longer pertains to a combined Albertsons / Rite Aid company, it shows the level... Read more

Individual Bonds vs. Bond Funds and ETFs - Which Are Better?
Individual Bonds vs. Bond Funds and ETFs - Which Are Better?
Jan 16, 2018

Watch this video before investing another dollar into an overvalued bond fund. Many popular bond funds try to replicate 'the market' and since the market is largely bonds priced at a premium to... Read more

Get Our New Corporate Bond Recommendations Now!
Get Our New Corporate Bond Recommendations Now!
Dec 13, 2017

BondSavvy has just released its new set of corporate bond recommendations.  Individual investors can see them by clicking here.  Financial advisors, family offices, and other corporate bond investors can call our founder Steve Shaw at (201) 748-9862... Read more

VIDEO - Corporate Bonds: Achieve Equity Upside Without the Equity Downside
VIDEO - Corporate Bonds: Achieve Equity Upside Without the Equity Downside
Nov 22, 2017

Many investors believe bonds are where you go to 'not screw things up' and earn 2-4% returns.  It's time for a new approach. ... Read more

Why Corporate Bonds Matter: After-Tax Returns That Can Beat Munis
Why Corporate Bonds Matter: After-Tax Returns That Can Beat Munis
Nov 4, 2017

Many people invest in municipal bonds because they believe munis drive higher after-tax returns than corporate bonds.  This blog post shows this is not always the case. ... Read more

Investment Performance Through September 30
Investment Performance Through September 30
Oct 14, 2017

Steve Shaw's investment-grade corporate bonds are up 11.14% through 9/30 compared to 3.15% for the world's largest bond ETF.  Learn how he did it by reading this blog post.Investment-Grade Corporates Up 11.14%The corporate bonds I own... Read more

The Bondcast -- Now Available Online!
The Bondcast -- Now Available Online!
Sep 28, 2017

On September 26, BondSavvy hosted the premier of The Bondcast at the Morristown Hyatt where founder Steve Shaw presented his latest corporate bond investment recommendations.  This presentation is now... Read more

Corporate Bond Investing Myth #1 -- You Get Ripped Off if You Sell
Corporate Bond Investing Myth #1 -- You Get Ripped Off if You Sell
Aug 25, 2017

The scoop: Contrary to what everyone has told you, individual investors can sell corporate bonds at a fair price.  Across different parts of the BondSavvy site, including this page, we have shown how owning a select group of individual... Read more

The Bondcast FAQs
The Bondcast FAQs
Aug 15, 2017

The Bondcast is a first-of-its kind event, and we have been receiving many questions from customers and prospective customers.  Please see answers to The Bondcast FAQs below: 1. Why... Read more

How Bond ETFs Lower Your Returns and Hurt Asset Allocation
How Bond ETFs Lower Your Returns and Hurt Asset Allocation
Aug 8, 2017

Hardly a day goes by without a story about how ETFs are revolutionizing the investment world.  There are now many articles and posts praising bond ETFs, but what's been missing from the analysis... Read more

BondSavvy's Corporate Bond Market Outlook
BondSavvy's Corporate Bond Market Outlook
Aug 1, 2017

Conditions continue to remain favorable for corporate bond investment performance with 1) strong corporate earnings, 2) low inflation, 3) expectations for relatively steady interest rates, especially for longer-dated maturities, and 4) historically narrow corporate bond bid/ask... Read more

BondSavvy Talks Corporate Bonds at Nasdaq TradeTalks
BondSavvy Talks Corporate Bonds at Nasdaq TradeTalks
Jul 14, 2017

Watch me provide perspective on interest rates, corporate bond investing best practices, and some of the best bonds in my portfolio during my interview with @JillMalandrino @Nasdaq TradeTalks.     #CorporateBonds ... Read more

Don't Let the Fed Put You Off Corporate Bond Investing
Don't Let the Fed Put You Off Corporate Bond Investing
Jul 11, 2017

Read Antonia Oprita's Real Money column in The Street where I talk about the outlook of Federal Reserve policy and its impact on corporate bond investing. Read more

The Case for Investing in Individual Corporate Bonds Just Got Stronger
The Case for Investing in Individual Corporate Bonds Just Got Stronger
Jul 6, 2017

Just-released June 30 performance numbers show how investors can benefit from owning individual bonds instead of bond funds.  Please see the below returns summaries that compare my investments in individual bonds to those... Read more

Bond Market Pioneer Takes on Wall Street’s Love Affair with Fixed Income Mutual Funds, Launching BondSavvy
Bond Market Pioneer Takes on Wall Street’s Love Affair with Fixed Income Mutual Funds, Launching BondSavvy
Jun 28, 2017

Platform offers an educational crash course and The Bondcast series to empower people to invest in individual corporate bonds New York, NY — June 28, 2017 — Steve Shaw, the former head of Tradeweb Direct who... Read more

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