How to Get a BBB Bond

Wise-ass inside-bond-baseball comment I overheard today:

Q: How do you get a BBB-rated bond when everything is turning to junk?

A: Buy an AAA-rated bond and wait.

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  1. Warren Buffett and the Case for Eliminating Municipal Bond Insurance
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  3. Why is the bond market so happy?
  4. Teddy Forstmann: “What me, junk bonds?”
  5. The Case for Eliminating Muni Bond Insurers, Part II


  1. Scott says:

    Ah. The fixed-income equivalent of “How do you make a million dollars?” Cute.

  2. Kyle S says:

    I heard it works even better if you buy an AAA bond issued by an airline.

  3. One Way Stox says:

    “We make millionaires out of multi-millionaires”