Bonds offer an attractive investment option for adding diversity to a portfolio. But how much of an investor's portfolio should be weighted in bonds, and what kind of bonds should an investor consider?
A number of Web sites that specialize on bonds might provide some answers. Among them are:
¢ Bonds Online, www.bondsonline.com, contains daily bond news and investor tools and information.
¢ BondTalk.com, www.bondtalk.com, provides bond news, analysis and current rates.
¢ FINRA, apps.finra.org/investor_Information/smart/bonds/000100.asp, discusses bond basics, understanding risk and investment strategies.
¢ InvestinginBonds.com, www.investinginbonds.com, features bond basics and glance info on municipal, government and corporate bond markets.
¢ The Investment FAQ, invest-faq.com/articles/index-bonds.html, covers bond basics, ratings and insights on bond types.