High-Yield Bonds, Subordinated Debt and Loans Course Overview
In this High-Yield Bonds, Subordinated Debt, and Loans course, we will explore the high-yield category of fixed income capital markets. We will introduce each asset type and examine their markets. Then, we will look at the issuers and issuance procedures for each asset. We will examine the features and properties of these assets. Finally, we will look at the buyers for these assets, the key risks of buying them, and how you can trade and find them on Bloomberg.
This course is designed to provide you with the important information you need to consider before delving into high-yield investments.
This course uses real market data and examples of high-yield bond, subordinated debt, and loan Bloomberg screens. Using Bloomberg, we explore the different aspects of high-yield investments and how they apply to real investments that you may encounter as a financial analyst.
High-Yield Bonds, Subordinated Debt and Loans Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the capital stack, high-yield bonds, subordinated debt, and loans as investments
- Comprehend the market dynamics of each of these asset types
- Identify the issuers of these debt instruments and why
- Analyze the buyers and key risks of each asset
- Learn how to identify and analyze high-yield investments on Bloomberg
Fixed Income Fundamentals is a Required Course of CFI’s CMSA™ Program
CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)™ program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.
Common career paths for students who take the CMSA TM are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.
Who Should Take This CMSA™ Course?
This High-Yield Bonds, Subordinated Debt, and Loans course is perfect for anyone who would like to build up their understanding about capital markets and specialize in fixed income instruments. This course is designed to equip anyone who desires to begin a career in fixed income, sales and trading, or other areas of finance with advanced knowledge of high-yield fixed income instruments.