Foundations

Fixed Income Investments (LCI0108)


Description
1.0 Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario: Life
1.0 Insurance Council of British Columbia: Life
1.0 Insurance Council of Manitoba: 1.0 Life (36270)
1.0 Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan: Life

There are few things cooler than a "Double O" spy agent. Fixed income is one of them (bond joke). This course will introduce you to the world of fixed income investments, from bankers' acceptances to treasury bills. Learn how government and corporate bonds are priced and the factors that influence price changes.

Important to note:
The accreditations with accompanying ID numbers have been approved and issued by the regulatory organization. The accreditations without ID numbers are additional regulatory organization's continuing education (CE) credit(s) that Learnedly believes the course satisfies.

CE Credits: 1.0 CE Credit Type: Professional Development

Content
  • 1. Course Introduction
  • Course Introduction
  • 2. Fixed Income Investments
  • Understanding Fixed Income
  • Components of Debt Securities
  • Government Debt
  • Treasury Bills (T-Bills)
  • Canada Savings and Premium Bonds
  • Corporate Bonds
  • Other Bond Features
  • Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)
  • Banker's Acceptance (BA)
  • Commercial Paper
  • 3. Bond Pricing
  • Bond Pricing
  • Bond Prices and Interest Rates
  • Bond volatility, Maturity and Coupon Rates
  • Bond Coupon Rate Vs. Bond Yield
  • Yield Curve
  • Current Yield of a Bond
  • Semi-Annual Coupons
  • Yield to Maturity
  • Final Test
  • Fixed Income Final Test
Completion rules
  • You must complete the test "Fixed Income Final Test"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever