With regard to interest rates and bond prices it can be said that
A) a 1% change in interest rates will cause a greater change in long-term bond prices than short-term prices.
B) a 1% change in interest rates will cause a greater change in short-term bond prices than long-term prices.
C) long-term rates are more volatile than short-term rates.
D) a decrease in interest rates will cause bond prices to fall.
Answer: A Difficulty: Medium Type: Conceptual