Everything You Need to Know About Bond Funds

If you want your portfolio to have some equity crash protection or a regular source of income then bond funds may be what you need. This comprehensive yet easy to understand course will take you step-by-step through everything you need to know about bonds and help you decide which bond fund is right for you.
£23.99

including tax

What you'll Learn

On completion of this course, you will have gained a thorough understanding of how bonds work, The pros and cons of investing in bond funds, what different types of bond funds are available and which bond fund best suits your investment goals.

Key Focus Areas

These will include:
  • What the different types of bonds are and how they work.
  • How bonds can provide you with an income.
  • How bonds can provide crash protection for your portfolio.
  • Duration risk and what it means in terms of risk and return.
  • Credit ratings and how they affect the risk and return of your fund.
  • How currency risk affects bond funds and their correlation to US stocks, and how to mitigate this risk with currency-hedged funds.
This course also provides you with:
  • Access to a spreadsheet detailing the largest US and UK bond Exchange Traded Funds that trade in the UK or US 
  • Video reviews of the largest fund of each type: 
    • UK government bonds
    • US Treasury and MBS funds
    • Inflation-linked funds
    •  Emerging Market Bonds
    •  Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
    • High Yield Corporate Bonds

Course Breakdown

Through a mixture of videos and text Ramin will take you through the following content:
  • What is a Bond Fund
    • Why Do You Get Paid To Own A Bond?
    • Why Are Bonds “Fixed Income”?
  • What is A Bond Fund
  • Bond Fund Wrappers
  • Why Investors Buy Bond Funds
    • Sterling Bond Fund S&P 500 Correlation
    • Crash Protection
  • UK Bond Funds
    • Developed Market Government Bond Funds
      • UK Government Bond Funds
      • US Treasury & MBS Bond Funds
      • Inflation-Linked Government Bond Funds
    • Emerging Market Government Bond Funds
    • Corporate Bond Funds
      • Investment Grade Corporate Bond Funds
      • High Yield Corporate Bond Funds
  • US Bond Funds
    • Developed Market Government Bond Funds
      • US Treasury & MBS Bond Funds
      • Inflation-Linked Government Bond Funds
    • Emerging Market Government Bond Funds
    • Corporate Bond Funds
      • Investment Grade Corporate Bond Funds
      • High Yield Corporate Bond Funds

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