Bonds represent a debt interest in the entity (corporations,
government agencies, etc.) that issues them. Individuals buy a bond
(or a group of bonds) as a method of creating an investment that
provides a fixed rate of return over a defined period. Analysis of
a fixed income bond portfolio requires a specialist to determine
the probability of the desired rate of return, liquidity and the
safe return of principal. Depending on your particular situation,
selected bonds may also offer a tax advantage that may increase
your portfolio's yield.
Why would I invest in
What are the different
types of bonds?
Are there risks involved
with investing in bonds?
Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, are; not deposits, not insured by FDIC or any other governmental agency, not guaranteed by TheBANK of Edwardsville, and are subject to risk, and may lose value. The Investor Group at TheBANK and TheBANK of Edwardsville are independent of Raymond James.
Raymond James financial advisors may only conduct business with residents of the state and/or jurisdictions for which they are properly registered. Therefore, a response to a request for information may be delayed. Please note that not all of the investments and services mentioned are available in every state. Investors outside of the United States are subject to securities and tax regulations within their applicable jurisdictions that are not addressed on this site. Contact your local Raymond James office for information and availability.