Narrow your CD & bond choices
Whether researching on your own or with the help of our brokerage specialists, you have immediate access to in-depth information on all segments of the fixed income market.
Gather information using our online resources
Basic & advanced searches
Use our "quick search" feature to get a snapshot of available certificates of deposit (CDs), Treasury securities, agency bonds, municipal bonds, and corporate bonds.
You can also select a product to narrow your search, using criteria such as issuer, maturity, yield, and quantity.
If you're an existing Vanguard Brokerage client, you can log on to your account to conduct and save advanced searches using up to 10 additional criteria, including the market, ratings, and payment frequency.
Save your searches if you have a brokerage account.
U.S. Treasury auction calendar
See the U.S. Treasury's listing of bills, notes, bonds, and Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPS).
Economic indicators & bond news
Keep up with the indicators for housing starts, the federal funds rate, the Consumer Price Index, and more, and check out the latest news on the bond market.
Bond credit quality
Independent bond rating agencies—such as Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's (S&P)—can help you determine a bond's credit quality.
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Once you've selected your CDs and bonds, it's easy to invest online.
A bond's credit quality is usually determined by independent bond rating agencies, such as Moody's Investors Service, Inc., and Standard & Poor's Corporation (S&P).
These agencies classify bonds into 2 basic categories—investment-grade and below-investment-grade—and provide detailed ratings within each.
Medium investment grade
Very poor quality
Imminent default or in default