Learn how to assess and invest in bonds with this best-selling text. Fabozzi's Bond Markets is the most applied book on the market. It prepares students to analyze the bond market and manage bond portfolios without getting bogged down in the theory. The author's extensive experience in the field is reflected in this uniquely applied approach. This seventh edition has been painstakingly updated. The author conducted numerous conversations and discussions with analysts and portfolio managers to make sure that this text reflects the field today. Pricing of Bonds; Measuring Yield; Bond Price Volatility; Factors Affecting Bond Yields and the Term Structure of Interest Rates; Treasury and Agency Securities; Corporate Debt Instruments; Municipal Securities; Non-U.S. Bonds; Residential Mortgage Loans; Agency Mortgage Pass-through Securities; Agency Collateralized Mortgage Obligations and Stripped Mortgage-Backed Securities; Prime and Subprime Mortgage-Backed Securities; Commercial Loans and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities; Asset-Backed Securities; Cash Collateralized Debt Obligations; Interest Rate Models; Analysis of Bonds with Embedded Options; Analysis of Mortgage-Backed Securities; Analysis of Convertible Bonds; Corporate Bond Credit Analysis; Credit Risk Modeling; Active Bond Portfolio Management Strategies; Indexing; Liability Driven Strategies; Bond Performance Measurement and Evaluation; Interest Rate Futures; Interest Rate Options; Interest-Rate Swaps, Caps, and Floors; Credit Derivatives and Synthetic CDOs The latest edition of Fabozzi’s Bond Markets helps make sense of bond markets and mortgage financing. The 2008 financial crisis is explained as part of the newly added chapter on prime and subprime loans.