Course 102:
Bond Duration
In this course
1 Introduction
2 Bond Values, Rates, and Maturity
3 Bond Duration Defined
4 Properties of Bond Duration
5 Duration and Bond Interest Rate Risk
6 Duration Is a Guide to Selecting Bonds

When you read reports on bonds and bond mutual funds, you will likely come across two apparently similar terms — bond maturity and bond duration. Though related, they refer to two different concepts. As an educated investor, you need to understand these concepts in order to make wise investment decisions regarding bonds and your financial goals.

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