Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a bond.

Etymologies

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bond +‎ -like

Examples

  • Mr. Eichen expects these funds to provide bondlike stability but with better returns.

    A Focus on Preservation

  • While the stock-market tie is a big part of the marketing pitch, the product is more bondlike than consumers may be led to believe by commission-hungry agents, critics say.

    Juicing Your Life Insurance

  • She has bondlike assets of $188,000 and a bondlike liability of $400,000.

    Asset Allocation For Your Whole Life

  • The gap has been filled by "securitization": the complex bundling of mortgages, credit-card debt and other loans into bondlike instruments that are sold to all manner of investors (banks themselves, pension funds, hedge funds, insurance companies).

    Beware the Bailout

  • The derivatives Orange County favored are "" inverse floaters, '' bondlike creatures that pay less interest when money-market rates rise.

    Read It And Weep

  • Social Security payments are bondlike assets, too.

    Smart Choices

  • Expect bondlike security but with greater profit potential.

    Investing in Liquid Assets

  • "We used to invest in hedge funds because we got stocklike returns with bondlike volatility," Mr. Alford says.

    Shakeout Roils Hedge-Fund World

  • "Now we're getting bondlike returns with stocklike volatility."

    Shakeout Roils Hedge-Fund World

  • Many loans once made directly by banks are "securitized": packaged into bondlike securities and sold to outside investors (pension funds, mutual funds, investment houses, hedge funds and banks themselves).

    A Sequel to the Subprime Mess?

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