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March 2017

An Introduction to Bonds

One way to finance a company’s investments is by taking a loan from banks and other institutions. Many corporations and individuals do this. Another way is by selling bonds to investors. Typically governments and big [...]

Benefits of Going Public

Why would a small or medium-sized business owner want to take her or his privately held company public and deal with all the rigmarole associated with public status? That is a good question. Here are [...]

February 2017

Features of a Bond

Issuer - A key feature of a bond is the nature of the issuer.  Different issuers have different ability to satisfy their contractual obligations to lenders.  There are mainly three issuers of bonds: • Government and [...]