BUS 401 Week 2 Discussion Investing in Bonds

Go to the FINRA Bonds Quick Search.
  • Click the Corporate check box under Bond Type then click Show Results.
  • Choose any bond.
Assume interest rates for bonds today is 5% for an AAA rated bond. Calculate the price of the bond you have selected relative to the 5%. Is the bond selling at a premium or a discount? Why? Be sure to show how you arrived at your answer. What other factors may influence the value of a bond?