The total value of bond market, estimated at $51 trillion for the U.S. and $133 trillion globally, is greater than the value of the U.S. and global stock markets (roughly $41 trillion in the U.S. and $107 trillion worldwide)., However, the information available regarding developments in the bond market pales in comparison to equity market updates and information.
Given that backdrop, we have compiled a list of websites for our readers that can be helpful to those looking to dig deeper into recent developments in the bond market, along with data, perspectives and education about fixed income.
USEFUL FIXED INCOME WEBSITES
About The Fed | The U.S. central bank | https://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed.htm
The website of the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors, with information about the Fed, the FOMC, the banking system, bank and interest rate data, economic research, and more.
Bond Link | Municipal bond info | Bondlink.com
An investor relations and disclosure platform for municipal bond issuers that facilitates regulatory compliance and communication with investors.
Electronic Municipal Market Access | Municipal Bond Information | http://emma.msrb.org/
The official website of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), EMMA provides data and disclosure documents for municipal securities.
Federal Reserve Selected Interest Rates (H.15) | Treasury yield curve data | https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h15/
Official source of daily Treasury rates, and ability to download customized historical yield data.
FINRA | Fixed income securities and trade data | https://www.finra.org/finra-data/fixed-income
Provides fixed income security and trade information compiled from multiple sources.
Project:Invested | Informative securities industry website | http://www.projectinvested.com
Basics about bonds and bond markets, from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association(SIFMA), which represents broker-dealers, banks, and asset managers.
The Investment Company Institute | Fund Flow Data| https://www.ici.org/research/stats/flows
Estimates of weekly mutual fund flows data, including government, investment grade and high yield corporate, multisector, and global bond funds.