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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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of junk bond in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of junk bond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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.

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Translations for junk bond

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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