creditworthiness creditworthiness  /ˈkrɛ dɪ ˌtwɜr ði nəs/


  • (n) trustworthiness with money as based on a person's credit history; a general qualification for borrowing


  1. The most widely used ranking of individual creditworthiness is the FICO score.
  2. So I call on the United States to maintain its creditworthiness, abide by its commitments and ensure the security of China's assets.
  3. It's easy to see the shift by looking at bands of FICO scores a popular measure of a borrower's creditworthiness.


  1. BofA Extends Reach to Whitestone REIT - Analyst Blog

    Texas-based Whitestone REIT ( WSR ) has proved its creditworthiness with Bank of America Corp. ( BAC ) extending its reach and joining the group of top tier banks that provide the
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Attention, Capital-Hungry Entrepreneurs: New UNH Research Can Help 'Show You the Money'

    To continue building their companies, growth entrepreneurs depend on short-term, liquid sources of debt financing such as bank loans, even though winning a thumbs-up from bankers is no cakewalk. Yet University of New Hampshire researchers have shed new light on how entrepreneurs can influence their creditworthiness.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Newswise

  3. Emerging-Market Bond Anxieties Surging by Most Since 2008

    The biggest drop in perceived creditworthiness for emerging-market borrowers since the credit crisis is deepening as speculation intensifies that central banks will scale back record stimulus.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "To speak truthfully, I do indeed have some worries," Wen said in Beijing. "I would like ...... to once again request America to maintain their creditworthiness, keep their promise and guarantee the safety of Chinese assets."
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Reuters

  2. "Quite frankly, I think we are at a moment of economic crisis stemming from four key areas: falling housing prices, lack of confidence in creditworthiness, the weak dollar and high oil prices," said Schumer, DN.Y. "Each of these problems...
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Charles Schumer Source: MarketWatch

  3. "Concerns about sovereign creditworthiness in several European countries have been a focus of financial markets," central bank governor Glenn Stevens said in a statement explaining the rate decision. "Investors have generally displayed a good...
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Glenn Stevens Source: BusinessWeek

Word of the Day
cynic cynic
/ˈsɪ nɪk /