Fixed Income, Bonds & CDs
Revealing the truth about bond pricing
Learn how individual bonds are priced in an over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace, without going through a central marketplace or exchange; its implications for bond investors, and Fidelity's approach towards bond pricing.
Fixed Income Insights
Practical, hands-on information to help you understand how to use our bond tools and resources to your full advantage.
- The Ins and Outs of Buying New Issue Municipal Bonds
- Reading the Tape for Bonds: MSRB and TRACE data
- Is it time to look at CDs?
Read fixed income articles from our experts.
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MSRB (Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board) Educational Center
Investors interested in learning how the municipal securities market works can access a multimedia library of information at no cost.
Read articles and watch videos on beginner to advanced fixed income topics.
News & Analysis
Dedicated ResourcesAmerican Express merger NEW
- Muni Compendium (PDF) NEW
- Volatile bond market
- Hartford & CT News
- Puerto Rico Resources
- Illinois News
Fidelity ViewpointsBond ideas for today's market
- What rates may mean for bond investors
- Can premium bonds help reduce rate risk?
3rd Party NewsKiplinger: Boost Your Returns with Brokered CDs
- Bond Buyer News
Municipal Borrowers Guides
New York (PDF) NEW
VideosNavigating changing interest rates (6:03)
- Navigating bonds and CDs on Fidelity.com (7:15)
- Evaluating interest rate risk in your fixed income portfolio (3:39)
- Trading limit orders in the bond market (5:02)
ToolsAssess your interest rate sensitivity (PDF)
StrategiesViewpoint – How and why to build a bond ladder
Fixed Income Webinars — LiveRevealing the truth about bond pricing NEW
- Choosing between individual bonds, bond fund and bond ETFs NEW
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Fixed Income Webinars – RecordingsRecording: The case for a more active approach to bond investing (55:06) NEW
- Improving returns on short term investments (53:55)
- Investing in individual bonds and managed bond SMAs (55:25)
- Fidelity's fixed income and bond ladder tools (42:33)
Competitive StudiesCompetitive Bond Pricing Study
- Kiplinger’s rates Fidelity Best Online Broker
Outside ContributorsForbes: New Rules Require Brokers To Disclose Commissions On Bond Trades NEW
- MSRB: What is a Mark-up? NEW
- FINRA: Confirmation Disclosure FAQ NEW
Take a CourseLeveraging fixed income & bond investing tools on Fidelity.com