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Financial risk

The possibility that a bond 

Issuer

 will default, by failing to repay 

Principal

 and 

Interest

 in a timely manner. Bonds issued by the federal government, for the most part, are immune from 

Default

 (if the government needs 

Money

 it can just print more). Bonds issued by corporations are more likely to be defaulted on, since companies often go 

Bankrupt

. Municipalities occasionally 

Default

 as well, although it is much less common. also called 

Default

 risk or 

Credit risk

.



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Default

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10-K

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Allowance for depreciation

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Agent bank

,

Above par

,

Accrual bond

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Accumulation bond

,

Agency bond

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

Amortization of premium

,

Assumed bond

,

At par

,

Authority bond

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Active money

,

Alien corporation

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Aggregate corporation

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average up

,

Adoption credit

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Back pay

,

Bank reconciliation

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Bank credit

,

Bank draft

,

Bank holding company

,

Bank Holiday

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank Note

,

Bank Trust Department

,

Barren money

,

Baby bond

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

Bearer bond

,

Below par

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Blanket bond

,

Bond anticipation note

,

Bond Buyer

,

Bond circular

,

Bond crowd

,

Bond equivalent yield

,

Bond fund

,

Bond indenture

,

Bond market

,

Bond ordinance

,

Bond quote

,

Bond resolution

,

Bond swap

,

Brady bond

,

Bullet bond

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

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Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bankrupt

,

Bank term loan

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Business credit

,

Business finance companies

,

Bust-up takeover

,

Benchmark risk

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Common-size statement

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Commercial bank

,

Compound interest

,

Consumer bank

,

Credit card

,

Credit union

,

Call

,

Callable bond

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Catastrophe bond

,

CAT bond

,

Certificateless municipal bond

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Collateralized Bond Obligation

,

Combination bond

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Commodity-backed bond

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Companion bonds

,

Consolidated bond

,

Conversion ratio

,

Corporate bond equivalent

,

Coupon bond

,

Credit analyst

,

Credit risk

,

Current coupon bond

,

Current issue

,

Call money rate

,

Clearing corporation

,

Code of procedure

,

Credit balance

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Credit squeeze

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Country risk

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Certificate of stock

,

Closed corporation

,

Common-law voting

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash credit

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Closed-end credit

,

Commercial credit

,

Consumer credit

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit

,

Credit agency

,

Credit default swap

,

Credit derivative

,

Credit enhancement

,

Credit limit

,

Credit line

,

Credit score

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Counterparty risk

,

Covered call

,

Credit spread

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deferred credit

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deep-discount bond

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Direct issuer

,

Discount bond

,

Discounted bond

,

Dollar bond

,

Dual currency bond

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Domestic corporation

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Default

,

Default risk

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Depth of market

,

Downside risk

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Eurodollar bond

,

Euroyen bond

,

Event risk

,

Either-or order

,

Extended broad money

,

Effective par

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

European Central Bank

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Excluded risk

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Explicit interest

,

Exercise ratio

,

Expiration time

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

Earned income tax credit

,

Education credit

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal funds

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fed funds

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Federal National Mortgage Association

,

Federal Reserve Note

,

Fidelity bond

,

First call date

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Free bond

,

Federal Call

,

Fictitious credit

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fiat money

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Fed

,

Fed bias

,

Fed Chairman

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Federal Reserve Board

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Federal Reserve requirement

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Fed pass

,

Foreign corporation

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Federal Housing Administration

,

Financial risk

,

Forward interest rate

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Federal tax lien

,

General Obligation Bond

,

Global bond

,

Gold bond

,

Government Bond

,

Government National Mortgage Association

,

Government Paper

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed bond

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Government expenditure

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

High-grade bond

,

Housing bond

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Hot issue

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Hope credit

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Interest-bearing

,

Income bond

,

Index bond

,

Index-linked bond

,

Industrial revenue bond

,

In escrow

,

Installment bond

,

Insured bond

,

Interchangeable bond

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Irredeemable bond

,

Issue date

,

Issuer

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Interest rate futures

,

Insurable interest

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Impaired credit

,

Imputed interest

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income risk

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Idiosyncratic risk

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Junk bond

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint will

,

Joint and several liability

,

Just title

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Limited risk

,

Long Bond

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Lawful money

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Loose credit

,

Limit up

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal risk

,

Living will

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Lifetime learning credit

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Member bank

,

Money center bank

,

Money order

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Maintenance bond

,

Medium-term bond

,

Moral obligation bond

,

Mortgage bond

,

Muni

,

Municipal bond

,

Municipal bond fund

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Municipal note

,

Municipal revenue bond

,

Muni fund

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Merchant bank

,

Money management

,

Medium of exchange

,

Money

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Most distant month

,

Money at call

,

Money factor

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage risk

,

Money flow

,

Most active

,

Net interest margin

,

National Bank

,

National Credit Union Administration

,

Near money

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nine-Bond Rule

,

Non-callable bond

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Net capital ratio

,

No-Fault

,

New issue

,

Null and void

,

Non-revolving credit card

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nonstock Corporation

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Overhead ratio

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Obligation bond

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Open interest

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Original principal balance

,

OCC

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Par bond

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Performance bond

,

Pickup bond

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Prior lien bond

,

Privileged bond

,

Provisional call feature

,

Public bond

,

Public purpose bond

,

Put bond

,

Payment for order flow

,

Payout ratio

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Paid up

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prepayment risk

,

Principal

,

Principal amount

,

Principal balance

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Put/call ratio

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Real interest rate

,

Regional bank

,

Reserve ratio

,

Redeemable bond

,

Registered coupon bond

,

Revenue bond

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Ratio

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Remaining principal balance

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Roll over

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Registered options principal

,

Roll up

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Ratio analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

Risk capital

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings bank

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

Savings Bond

,

Secured bond

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Self-supporting bond

,

Serial bond

,

Series bond

,

Series EE bond

,

Series HH bond

,

Short bond

,

Split coupon bond

,

Step-up bond

,

Straight bond

,

Super sinker bond

,

Surety bond

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Standard of living

,

Systemic risk

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secured credit card

,

Security interest

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Step-up warrant

,

Step-up lease

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Smart money

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Times interest earned

,

Time deposit

,

Time draft

,

Tax-exempt bond

,

T-Bill

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Bond

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight money

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

TED spread

,

Time note

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tax-free bond fund

,

Time spread

,

Tenancy at will

,

Time-sharing

,

Top hat plan

,

Ten-bagger

,

The Street

,

Time stop

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unlimited risk

,

Unlimited tax bond

,

Unseasoned issue

,

Unearned interest

,

Uncovered call

,

Unsystematic risk

,

Unified Tax Credit

,

Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable ratio write

,

Variable ratio plan

,

With interest

,

World Bank

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yankee bond market

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-coupon bond


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