Fixed Income Investments Blog

The Vanguard Bond Fund Road to Nowhere
The Vanguard Bond Fund Road to Nowhere
Mar 24, 2019

By Steve Shaw, Founder & President, BondSavvy How could a bond fund this bad get to be so big? Vanguard Total Bond... Read more

When Is It Time To Sell a Corporate Bond?
When Is It Time To Sell a Corporate Bond?
Dec 27, 2018

BondSavvy seeks to maximize the total investment return of each corporate bond investment opportunity it presents BondSavvy subscribers.  While we know what coupon a bond will pay us, the biggest variable in how successful ... Read more

Watch Steve Shaw's Bond Investing Webinar on E*TRADE
Watch Steve Shaw's Bond Investing Webinar on E*TRADE
Nov 22, 2018

E*TRADE has posted a recording of BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw's bond investment webinar Active Corporate Bond Investing, which originally aired for E*TRADE customers on November 6, 2018.  Click "Watch Webinar" in the... Read more

Best Bond To Buy Now: JCPenney 5.65% '20
Best Bond To Buy Now: JCPenney 5.65% '20
Sep 28, 2018

NOTE: This is a corporate bond investment recommendation BondSavvy made to subscribers September 10, 2018 at an offer price of 92.65 for JCPenney 5.65% 6/1/20 bonds ("JCP '20 bonds").  We then recommended subscribers purchase additional amounts... Read more

Understanding Interest Rate Risk and Credit Risk
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 Submits SEC Comment Letter on US Corporate Bond Market
BondSavvy Submits SEC Comment Letter on US Corporate Bond Market
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

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

Individual Bond Recommendations
Individual Bond Recommendations
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

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