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AlisterTalksBonds.com is the site for serious individual investors who want to learn more about fixed income securities and bond portfolio management techniques from an experienced and respected financial advisor, Sharon A. Alister.

Within the financial industry, Alister is particularly well known as an insightful strategist with the ability to interpret complex economic data for the easy understanding of the individual investor. She believes that the great wealth of economic information available to financial professionals also should be available to individuals in the non-technical language that individuals understand and with real world analysis that can apply to their own investments. THANK YOU for visiting our website! We hope you find it educational and helpful. Please review Sharon Alister's Biography!

bond-university

BOND UNIVERSITY

Expand Your Bond Knowledge: Yield Curves and Types of Bonds Explained.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

These are questions from real investors, phoned into my past live television shows. I have included them here in the same phrasing used by callers, which is not always the “correct” phrasing; however, I thought that many other investors who are not bond professionals may be able to relate to the callers’ way of talking.

investment strategies

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

A selection of Mrs. Alisters’ published articles, which may provide helpful advice on bond investing and portfolio management.

*How Did That Bond Become AAA-Rated?

*Riding and Rolling the Yield Curve

*Give Me a Ginnie Mae Any Day

*More Strategies…

 

 

MARKET COMMENTARY FROM STIFEL

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If your portfolio is greater than $500,000, Sharon Alister can provide a free analytic review to help ensure that your portfolio is in line with your investment goals. Call Sharon Alister at (800) 745-7110 or email info@AlisterTalksBonds.com

 

07/22/2015 Today’s Rates (Indications only)

Please note the rates for Ins’d and Pre-Res are not available from Bloomberg and will be updated as soon as possible.

Treasuries AAA Munis
3mo 0.03 N/A
6mo 0.13 N/A
1yr 0.33 0.32
2yr 0.69 0.63
5yr 1.66 1.36
10yr 2.33 2.36
30yr 3.06 3.38

 

today's rates chart

AAA Rated Munis

Pre-Res Ins’d Pure*
2 yr 0.22 0.19 0.63
5 yr 1.15 1.01 1.36
10 yr 2.45 2.59 2.36
15 yr 3.30 3.91 2.82
30 yr 4.37 4.70 3.38

*Rated AAA on its own
Source: Bloomberg

bond-university

BOND UNIVERSITY

Expand Your Bond Knowledge: Yield Curves and Types of Bonds Explained.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

These are questions from real investors, phoned into my past live television shows. I have included them here in the same phrasing used by callers, which is not always the “correct” phrasing; however, I thought that many other investors who are not bond professionals may be able to relate to the callers’ way of talking.

investment strategies

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

A selection of Mrs. Alisters’ published articles, which may provide helpful advice on bond investing and portfolio management.

*How Did That Bond Become AAA-Rated?

*Riding and Rolling the Yield Curve

*Give Me a Ginnie Mae Any Day

*More Strategies…

 

 

MARKET COMMENTARY FROM STIFEL

scroll

 

 

brokercheck2210-images-bc-box-check_xxsm_k-svg-1478290077857

If your portfolio is greater than $500,000, Sharon Alister can provide a free analytic review to help ensure that your portfolio is in line with your investment goals. Call Sharon Alister at (800) 745-7110 or email info@AlisterTalksBonds.com

 

07/22/2015 Today’s Rates (Indications only)

Please note the rates for Ins’d and Pre-Res are not available from Bloomberg and will be updated as soon as possible.

Treasuries AAA Munis
3mo 0.03 N/A
6mo 0.13 N/A
1yr 0.33 0.32
2yr 0.69 0.63
5yr 1.66 1.36
10yr 2.33 2.36
30yr 3.06 3.38

 

today's rates chart

AAA Rated Munis

Pre-Res Ins’d Pure*
2 yr 0.22 0.19 0.63
5 yr 1.15 1.01 1.36
10 yr 2.45 2.59 2.36
15 yr 3.30 3.91 2.82
30 yr 4.37 4.70 3.38

*Rated AAA on its own
Source: Bloomberg