A broad array of fixed-income courses is available through IBKR’s Traders’ Academy for traders and investors to make more informed investment decisions about U.S. Treasuries, U.S. corporate bonds, U.S. municipal bonds, and Eurodollar markets. Interactive Brokers, along with CME Group, provide a wide range of educational material about fixed-income asset classes and concepts. Including primary market bond issuance, secondary market trading, credit ratings, default risk, bond prices and yields, hedging strategies, the yield curve, short-term interest rates (STIR) markets, the secured overnight financing rate (SOFR), and much more.

Introduction to U.S. Corporate Bonds

Level: Beginner

Introduction to U.S. Corporate Bonds

In this course, IBKR senior market analyst Steven Levine provides essential details about the U.S. corporate bond market, including the types of securities investors typically encounter such as secured and unsecured notes. We’ll also offer you some tools to enable you to obtain a better understanding of the risks involved with corporate bonds and how they may be mitigated, as well as recent developments that have helped shape market dynamics. Lastly, we’ll walk you through the IBKR Trader Workstation’s Global Bond Scanner, where you can locate certain corporate bonds in the secondary market, create charts and conduct due diligence to help inform your investment decisions.

Introduction to Municipal Bonds

Level: Beginner

Introduction to Municipal Bonds

In this course, IBKR senior market analyst Steven Levine provides essential details about the U.S. municipal bond market, including the types of securities investors typically encounter such as general obligation bonds and revenue bonds. We’ll also offer you some tools to enable you to obtain a better understanding of the risks involved with municipal securities and how they may be mitigated, along with certain tax considerations.