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    You are considering purchasing some bonds to diversify your investment portfolio.You have $100,000 to invest. You notice that your local city is issuing some bonds to fund the local elementary school building. They are offering $1000 par value bonds for a rate of 6%. These bonds will mature in 20 years. They are selling currently for $465. Given the following yield of maturity, are they a good buy?

    a - 4%
    b - 6%
    c - 8%

    After you do the original calculation, you realize that the bonds are your results now?

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    Yield Maturity
    You are considering purchasing some bonds to diversify your investment portfolio. You have $100,000 to invest. You notice that your local city is issuing some bonds to fund the local elementary school building. They are offering $1000 par value bonds for a rate of 6%. These bonds will mature in 20 years. They are selling currently for $465. Given the following yield of maturity, are they a good buy?

    a - 4%
    b - 6%
    c - 8%

    After you do the original calculation, you realize that the bonds are your results ...

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