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Bonds Resource Guide                     

The bond and money markets : strategy, trading, analysis HG4651.C6795
Bonds Online
This site offers information about all types of bonds, including municipals, treasuries, corporate, etc. It features articles and commentary on the bond market, bond portfolios, fixed income issues, bond basics, investing in bonds, bond funds, a bond glossary, links to rating agencies, to SEC Edgar, a lot of good how-to guides, and much more.
Buying Bills, Notes, Bonds and Savings Bonds
This site, from Bankrate.Com, provides a useful short primer on buying bills, notes, bonds and savings bonds.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
This site is a good source for treasury yield rates. See Selected Interest Rates and U.S. Financial Data.
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
This site was designed to provide market information for investors in corporate bonds, in order to make the transactions in that market more transparent and investment decisions more informed. Bond issues may be searched by name, CUSIP, symbol, by maturity, by coupon rate, by ratings, and by industry group, with a variety of sorting options for results. There are also sections for Daily Changes and a Glossary of bond terms.
The fundamentals of municipal bonds HG4952.F86
Glossary of Municipal Bond Terms
This site provides a good list of commonly used terms and jargon in the municipal bonds area.
The Irwin guide to stocks, bonds, futures, and options HG4521.L637
Mergent bond record HG4905.M78
Mergent Online
(Campus-wide/Remote Access) Current Mergent (Moody's) U.S. (10,000+) and foreign (12,000+) company information, annual reports to shareholders (1997 to date), searchable SEC EDGAR filings (1993 to date) and Country Profiles.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
This site provides research and statistics about the bond markets, policy information about the bond industry and marketplace, links to other bond information sources and associations, publications, etc.
Standard & Poor's Net Advantage
(Campus-wide/Remote Access) Database of U.S. and some foreign corporations, U.S. stocks, mutual funds, bonds and industries from ten S&P's publications. Latest year.
Stocks, bonds, bills and inflation ... yearbook HG4915.S76
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
(Business Library Computers) Historical financial information for major companies, banks, government bonds & stock exchanges; economic data, 1929-  & business cycle indicators, 1959- Use restricted to current CU Boulder campus students and faculty. Submit your colorado.edu email address on WRDS website to receive WRDS login instructions.
Yahoo! Bond Center
This site is an excellent starting point for bond research, with a bond glossary, Bonds 101, bond calculators, a bond screener, a bond market summary and commentary, and the latest corporate bond rates. It's also a good resource for current and historical treasury issues, under Yahoo Finance, Major U.S. Indices; see Treasury Securities, for 30-year bonds, 10-year notes, 5-year notes, and 13-week bills. For instance, for 30-year bonds, click on Chart for 30-year Treasury bonds and then scroll down to Historical Quotes, on the lower right corner of the chart for daily, weekly, or monthly open, high, low and close numbers; adjust the date range as needed.