This course provides the student with an in depth analysis of the markets, characteristics, analysis, and management of fixed income securities. Pricing of bonds, yield measurement, and term structure of interest rates are thoroughly examined, along with different types of securities such as treasury, municipal, government agency, and corporate. Students will also be exposed to active bond portfolio management, indexing, and bond performance evaluation. In addition, this course will provide insight into the international bond markets. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: MBA 550.