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    You have been asked to write a training document about the US Bond Market for use in the new employee training program. In your document, you must make sure to address each of the following:

    - The key players in the market; and the types of investments available to both individual investors and institutional investors,
    - The way transactions are carried out, and
    - The relation, if any, between the bond markets and the stock markets.

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1089 words with references.

    //US Bond market holds an important position in the global capital market. Bond market has grown steadily over the years as investors tempt to receive steady income and want to make safe investment. In this training document, we will analyze the different facets of the US bond market along with its relationship with the stock market but first we will start the document with an introduction, like this://


    Bond is a fixed income security as it provides the investor a pre-specified fixed income on periodic intervals through a fixed rate which is commonly called as interest rate or coupon rate. The principal or the investment is repaid on a fixed maturity as per the pre-defined contract. Thus, Bond market is characterized as a safe market with regular fixed income to the investors (Darst, 2008). US Bond market is one of the biggest bond markets around the globe because of its size and number of players offering bonds. There are a number of local and global investors that deals in the US bond market (US Bond Market, 2009).

    //US bond market is large in size as it has a large number of players that offer bonds with large number of investors taking part and making transactions in the US bond market. We will now illustrate the key players of the US Bond market that offer services in the bond market.//

    Key Players in the US Bond Market

    Investor, while making his investment, should choose bonds as per its investment objective. There are various players in the US Bond market that offer investors different kinds of bonds, each varying on the coupon rates and maturity period. Key players that offer bond securities in the US market are government, banks, financial ...

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1089 words with references.