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Bonds & Fixed Income Securities: Structure, Prices & Markets

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Fixed Income | Convertible Bonds | Structured Products | Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) | Asset Backed (ABS) | CDOs

What you'll learn:
  • Understand the structure and mechanics of primary and secondary markets for fixed income securities.
  • Explain the similarities and differences between bonds and loans and the valuation issues of each
  • Describe the contract features of bonds, including day count conventions, risk, returns and yield calculation
  • Appreciate the nature and pricing of fixed income instruments and the yield curves
  • Summarize the characteristics of structured securities, including MBS, various ABS, and CDOs
  • Describe the characteristics and types of fixed income securities and how they are issued and traded.
  • Appreciate how interest rates impact the pricing of fixed income securities.
  • Discuss the role of market makers and other intermediaries in the trading of fixed income securities.

This course will introduce you to the market for bonds and fixed income securities, provide you with a lot of details on the characteristics of fixed income securities in general, as well as discuss specific characteristics of specific sectors and products within the fixed income markets, including the players. The program covers a wide variety of concepts relating to the analysis and validation of those bonds and fixed income securities.

This course consists of 24 lectures classified within three sections:

  • Introduction to Fixed Income Securities

  • Bond Contract Features and Investment Characteristics

  • Types of Fixed Income Securities

The following types of fixed income securities are introduced and discussed:

  • Government Securities

  • US Treasury Securities

  • Corporate Fixed Income Securities

  • Convertible Securities

  • Structured Securities

  • Mortgage Backed Securities

  • Asset Backed Securities

  • Credit Card and Auto Loan Asset Backed Securities

  • Collateralized Debt Obligations

  • Agency Securities & Regional/Local Government Debt Securities

More about this course and Starweaver

This course is led by a seasoned capital markets industry practitioner and executive with many years of hands-on, in-the-trenches financial markets sales, trading and analysis work. It has been designed, produced and delivered by Starweaver. Starweaver is one of the most highly regarded, well-established training providers in the World, providing training courses to many of the leading financial institutions and technology companies, including:

Ahli United Bank; Mashreqbank; American Express; ANZ Bank; ATT; Banco Votorantim; Bank of America; Bank of America Global Markets; Bank of America Private Bank; Barclay Bank; BMO Financial Group; BMO Financial Services; BNP Paribas; Boeing; Cigna; Citibank; Cognizant; Commerzbank; Credit Lyonnais/Calyon; Electrosonic; Farm Credit Administration; Fifth Third Bank; GENPACT; GEP Software; GLG Group; Hartford; HCL; HCL; Helaba; HSBC; HSBC Corporate Bank; HSBC India; HSBC Private Bank; Legal & General; National Australia Bank; Nomura Securities; PNC Financial Services Group; Quintiles; RAK Bank; Regions Bank; Royal Bank of Canada; Royal Bank of Scotland; Santander Corporate Bank; Tata Consultancy Services; Union Bank; ValueMomentum; Wells Fargo; Wells Fargo India Solutions; Westpac Corporate Bank; Wipro; and, many others.

Starweaver has and continues to deliver 1000s of live in person and online education for organizational training programs for new hires and induction, as well as mid-career and senior level immersion and leadership courses.

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Starweaver Team and Paul Siegel


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