Definitions for junk bond

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. junk bond, high-yield bond(noun)

    a (speculative) bond with a credit rating of BB or lower; issued for leveraged buyouts and other takeovers by companies with questionable credit


  1. junk bond(Noun)

    A bond (an instrument of debt) which is considered below "investment grade" due to a significant risk of default by the issuer. The interest rate is higher in order to compensate holders for that risk.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    We are looking at real carnage in the junk bond market.

  2. Peter Cardillo:

    It's the( Fed) communiqué that's going to count, but the real problem here is the junk bond market, which is tied to oil prices, a lot of paper written to oil companies are in question, and so it ties in with the price of oil.

Translations for junk bond

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Schrottanleihe, risikoreiche Anleihe, hochverzinsliche Anleihe, RamschanleiheGerman
  • obligation pourrieFrench
  • titolo spazzaturaItalian

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