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BONDS are debt investments. They represent a loan you make to an institution—a corporation, government, or government agency—in exchange for interest payments during a specific term plus the repayment of your principal when the bond comes due. Because the income you receive from a bond is generally fixed at the time the bond is created, bonds are often considered fixed-income investments.


Bond Market Association   

Guide to investing in bonds. Sponsored by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).


Instant access to and extensive coverage of over 3.5 million stocks, bonds, indexes and other securities covering major and emerging markets and exchanges across the globe.


Moody's is one of the leaders in providing bond information. Free registration required for access.


SmartMoney magazine has a section about investing in bonds.

Treasury Direct

THE place to go to learn about investing in US Government bonds.