Bond Markets, Analysis, and Strategies,Fifth Edition, takes a practical real-world approach to bond investing and includes a detailed discussion of each type of bond and interest rate derivative instrument. The text features a comprehensive discussion of not only the investment instruments, but also their speculative characteristics, the state-of-the-art technology for valuing them, techniques for quantifying interest rate risk, and the portfolio strategies for using them. These strategies include active strategies and structured portfolio strategies. In the fifth edition, there are three new chapters: "Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities" "Collateralized Debt Obligations" "Credit Derivatives" There are major revisions to two chapters: "Treasury and Agency Securities Markets" and "Non-U.S. Bonds." In addition, there is expanded coverage of the factors considered by rating agencies in rating corporate bonds, asset classes securitized, tracking error and active portfolio strategies, and the valuation of interest rate swaps and caps/floors.Fabozzi, Frank J. is the author of 'Bond Markets, Analysis and Strategies', published 2003 under ISBN 9780130497826 and ISBN 0130497827.