What Is a Negative Bond Yield?

A negative bond yield means that the return on a bond is lower than the prevailing interest rate. In other words, if you buy a bond with a negative yield and hold it to maturity, you will lose money. This is because you will have to pay more for the bond than you will get … Read more

Cash Basis.

The cash basis is a method of accounting in which revenues and expenses are recorded only when cash is actually received or paid. This is in contrast to the accrual basis, which records revenues and expenses when they are incurred, regardless of when the cash is actually received or paid. The cash basis is often … Read more