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The Vanguard Brokerage Services Fixed Income Trade Desk is where you can view information on prices, credit ratings, and other data for a wide inventory that includes the following fixed income securities:
Our bond calculator can help you determine prices and yields for any security listed.
Brokerage clients can trade almost all fixed income securities online. The Fixed Income Trade Desk can help you:
For all other types of fixed income orders, please call the Fixed Income Trade Desk at 800-669-0514 on business days from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Eastern time. Please note that bond trading hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern time. You can speak directly with a fixed income specialist to request immediate information on bonds and other fixed income investments from domestic markets.
Visit our Fixed Income trading desk to see current CD rates.
What is the credit quality of the bonds available through the Fixed Income Trade Desk?
The majority of securities have an investment-grade rating (Baa or above on the Moody's Investors Service scale; BBB or above on the Standard & Poor's scale), but you may also have access to corporate bonds that are not investment-grade.
Are there any types of bonds that Vanguard Brokerage Services doesn't offer?
The Fixed Income Trade Desk only offers securities denominated in U.S. dollars; securities denominated in foreign currencies are not available. Also, we do not offer U.S. savings bonds, Israeli bonds, or church bonds.
Are bond issues and prices listed online by the Fixed Income Trade Desk the same as when placing an order through a bond trader?
Not necessarily. Although this information is believed to be reliable, its accuracy and completeness cannot be guaranteed. Our listings show the most up-to-date published data available to us. All offerings are displayed online purely for informational purposes and are subject to change in price and availability.
Please note that the prices displayed are only indications and do not include commissions. Current prices can be verified by contacting a fixed income specialist at 800-669-0514.
Please call on of our fixed income specialists to help you build a bond ladder that meets your needs. For assistance, call 800-669-0514 on business days from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Eastern time.
Vanguard Brokerage Services can provide you with informative brochures, including:
To request a brochure, call 800-992-8327 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. or Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern time.