Bonds are boring. They are the beige minivan of the investment world. Yet, bond yields (which move inversely to prices) are hugely important. They determine lots of things: from how much companies and governments pay to borrow money -- to the rate you get on your mortgage. To help you navigate the complex world of interest rates, here are some free resources.
When you compare today's volatility measures in the bond market with previous volatile periods, a clear picture emerges. Watch our Interest Rates Pro Service editor explain more using the MOVE index and the more familiar VIX, "the fear index."