Part I of Fixed-Income Securities
Description: This video lecture introduces fixed-income securities along with examples of securities and market participants, and an industry overview. Trading frequency and the framework for valuation are presented by use of an example involving a coupon bond.
Part II of Fixed-Income Securities
Description: This video lecture introduces spot rates and forward rates in the context of yield curves and interest rate forecasts, and models for term structure interest rates. Examples are given through lecture and with data from U.S. Treasury Securities.
Part III of Fixed-Income Securities
Description: This video lecture continues to work through the valuation of a coupon bond, and using the law of one price in working with multiple coupon bonds. The video lecture also covers methods with which to measure the interest-rate risks of a bond.
Part IV of Fixed-Income Securities
Description: This video lecture explores securitization's impact on intermediation, sources of risk in corporate bonds. An example is given to demonstrate the effect of priority of payouts on expected values and the pricing of bonds, and the additional effect of correlation.
Please note that slides 53–65 are not covered in the video lectures but can be reviewed independently. These slides present an example involving simple securitization.