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Research for Fixed Income

Add value to your fixed income investing with access to award-winning research and powerful tools.
BofA Global Research, named one of the top global research firms by Institutional Investor from 2011-2019.1

Find fixed income products that may be right for you

Find bonds using general search parameters or narrow your search based on potential yields and ratings. Then compare results, set alerts, add to watchlists or trade directly from the screener.
Fixed income screener
Use our calculators to compare yields based on different tax treatments, compare up to five bonds side-by-side or calculate projected income streams.
Merrill Edge Select™ Funds
A screening process that takes the guesswork out of finding quality funds, including Fixed Income funds, for self directed investors.

Insights & analysis to help you build your portfolio

Articles & education

News and insights on fixed income investing, plus educational articles and webcasts help you make informed investment decisions.

Articles and Education

Earn tax-free income
with municipal bonds

Independent ratings

Get access to independent third-party ratings from S&P Capital IQ and Moody's, plus the latest financial news from top sources.

Third party research

Understanding Bonds
and Their Risks

Other ways to invest in Fixed Income

  • Fixed income mutual funds & ETFs
  • CDs which offer interest and are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) up to applicable limits
  • Annuities available through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc., at the Merrill Advisory Center

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Institutional Investor magazine announced BofA Global Research as one of the Top Global Research Firms popup in 2021 based on surveys held throughout the year. The magazine creates rankings of the top research analysts in a wide variety of specializations, drawn from the choices of portfolio managers and other investment professionals at more than 1,000 firms. BofA Global Research is research produced by BofA Securities, Inc("BofAS") and/or one or more of its affiliates. BofAS is a registered broker-dealer, Member SIPC popup, and wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation. Learn more about the methodology at Institutional Investor popup. Rankings and recognition from Institutional Investor are no guarantee of future investment success and do not ensure that a current or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance results and such rankings should not be construed as an endorsement.
2 Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets.