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Topic: Bond Market

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 Vital Stats
The Brain has inferred the following facts from reading text collected on the topic:
Favorite possession(s):Credit card
Favorite website(s):E*TRADE
Most admires:Warren Buffet
Dream job(s):Banker,  Tax Collector,  CEO
Favorite board game(s):Monopoly
Favorite movie(s):James Bond
Likes to wear:Business suits
Listens to:David Bowie
Favorite sportsperson(s):Hank Aaron (baseball),  Mickey Mantle (baseball)
Ultimate fantasy(s):Bankruptcy,  Getting off welfare
Worst habit(s):Wasting money
Favorite quote(s):"Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes." - Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
"Any man who is under 30 , and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains." - Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
 Expert Talk
The Brain has selected interesting relevant sentences from the web. It automatically assigned them to some of our fictitious experts based on their personalities.

Ben Werner,
Student Newspaper Editor

Municipal bonds are sold in the over-the-counter market instead of on an organized exchange.
Brian Mengel,
Civil Servant

The municipal market is affected by the existence of the AMT because interest income derived from some municipal bonds is considered a "preference item" when doing this calculation.
This was such perfect timing for the Treasury announcement that there would no longer be any 30 year treasury bonds supplied to the market.
Market information is also provided for a number of treasury notes and bonds.
John Fielding,

One formula calls for the shifting of funds from common shares to preferred shares or bonds as a selected market indicator rises above a certain predetermined point and the return of funds to common shares investments as the market average declines.
With the recent downturn in the equity markets many investors in our area have decided to invest more in bonds to help balance the overall risk of their portfolio.
Appreciated stock, bonds and other kinds of securities to Headwaters Fund give you a tax deduction for the full market value of the asset and you avoid any obligation to pay capital gains taxes.
Dave Simons,
Internet Entrepeneur

Cushion bonds offer considerable downside protection in a falling market.
Mike Enlow,
Internet Marketer

Bonds are almost always a better investment than money market funds and your friendly bank.
The bonds issued in the market are credit insured and therefore carry an AAA rating.
Bob Greenberg,
Congressional Candidate

Supply of Treasury bonds continues to dwindle and with the Fed unlikely to raise rates in the foreseeable future, the market should trade with an upward bias.
Bonds under this scenario may be entering a secular bear market.
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