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- n. imprisonment, captivity
- n. the condition of goods in a bonded warehouse until duty is paid
- n. Plural form of bond.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bond.
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V. iv.27 (280,3) If you will take this audit, take this life,/And cancel those cold bonds] This equivocal use of _bonds_ is another instance of our author's infelicity in pathetic speeches.
Instead, Mr. Weber says the ECB should stop adding to its pile of € 63 billion ($88.5 billion) in bonds from the euro zone 's weaker members, saying not only that it poses a threat of inflation, but also that it hasn' t brought long-term interest rates down in the problem countries anyway.
The amount of money the world has invested in bonds is far greater than is invested in common stocks.
In notable economic news this week, the Federal Reserve's statement on Wednesday expressed concern about downside risks to the economy and outlined a plan to trade in $400 billion short term bonds for long term bonds.
The Fed is planning to trade in $400 billion short term bonds for long term bonds, which seems to be steadying the dollar today.
One indicator of this expectation is that bond traders investing in short term bonds over long term are getting better yields than their peers who are doing otherwise.
As of the end of the second quarter, it had $45 billion in cash and $35 billion in short term bonds earning nothing.
"Operation Twist" or whatever idiotic name it was given would lower the interest of short term bonds by a fraction of a percent.
Today their short term bonds are paying 100% interest.
Bonds snapped up but at high price THE Italian government's auction of short term bonds have been picked up but at an increased risk premium.
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