Why Bonds Might Not Be The Best Investment For 2017

I’ve written about bonds before and what they represent. Essentially a bond is just an “I owe you” with a promise to return the face value back to you at a particular date. The benefit of holding a bond is that you get to collect interest payments based on the fixed percentage that is set…

The Long and Short

I was never a finance major, so it comes as a bit of surprise to me to learn how little business and finance students actually understand about interest rates and how a bank sets them.    To be fair, a lot of our misconceptions about interest rates and banking comes from the media.  How information is…