high-yield high-yield

Definition(s):

  • (adj) yielding a large amount of agricultural or industrial production

Usage(s):

  1. The salespeople were selling friends and family on Agape's high-yield claims.
  2. First, owner Ron Perelman pillaged Marvel for cash and floated $250 million in high-yield debt.
  3. He mocks Romney for suggesting, during one debate, more investment in high-yield stocks as a solution to economic woes.

News

  1. High Yield Bond Prices Slump, Yields Surge After FMOC Meeting

    The update from Federal Reserve chairman Bernanke this afternoon was not surprising or even different from previous statements about scaling back QE, and there was no immediate reaction in high-yield and equities, even as U.S. Treasuries plunged, spiking the yield on the 10-year to a 15-month peak, at around 2.34%, from 2.18% yesterday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. New High-Yield ETF to Track Global Short-Maturity Bonds

    Invesco PowerShares plans to launch a new ETF this week that invests in global high-yield bonds with shorter maturities to protect against the risks of rising interest rates. PowerShares Global Short Term ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. European High Yield Funds See €360M Cash Outflow For Week

    J.P. Morgan’s weekly analysis of European high-yield funds shows a €360 million outflow for the week ended June 12. Of that total, €115 million is attributable to ETFs. The reading for the week ended June 5 was revised to a €310 million outflow, from a €309 million outflow. The provisional reading for May is a €704 million inflow. That compares with a €555 million inflow in April, a €579 million ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  • "I think the high-yield market is a little pricey and returns in that market will be high single digits at best, if not lower," Mr. Altman said while in Toronto to speak on credit markets at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
    on Mar 15, 2010 By: Edward Altman Source: Financial Post

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