Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to an investment.
  • n. Lack of investment.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ investment

Examples

  • We are probably looking at somewhere between a 20 to 30 percent cut in what I would call the noninvestment, noninitiative areas of the budget over that period of 10 years.

    Panetta Rivlin Et Al Briefing On Budget Proposal

  • That pool includes investment-grade and noninvestment grade loans.

    Bank Quandary: Valuing the Assets

  • Moody's said late Tuesday it made the one notch downgrade to noninvestment territory because it sees a high risk of Ireland needing a second bailout at the end of 2013 when the country is supposed to have weaned itself off its EU and International Monetary Fund €67.5 billion $94.34 billion aid program.

    Ireland Blames Downgrade on Europe's Failures

  • Late Tuesday, Moody's Investor Services Inc. downgraded Ireland from Baa3—one step inside investment grade—to Ba1—one step into noninvestment grade territory, citing fears that bond holders may under EU proposals suffer some sort of losses in future years.

    Ireland Blames Downgrade on Europe's Failures

  • This may involve selecting women employed in noninvestment banking positions, or who are currently insufficiently senior, but who show sufficient potential to be selected and trained for more high-powered roles, the headhunters say.

    Headhunters Seek Larger Pool of Women Candidates

  • Irresponsible use of pension-plan assets to pursue a noninvestment agenda is no way to solve a crisis in public benefit-plan financing.

    Afscme's Odd Shareholder Activism

  • "Market participants have already factored in a one-notch downgrade for Nomura, so unless Moody's lowers it by two notches to noninvestment grade, it won't affect its share price negatively," one analyst said.

    Investors Await Nomura Rating Decision

  • Thomas failed to note the income in his Supreme Court financial disclosure forms for those years, instead checking a box labeled "none" where "spousal noninvestment income" would be disclosed.

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Failed To Report Wife's Income, Watchdog Says

  • P gave the Moody's bonds a triple-B-plus rating, three levels above noninvestment grade.

    Rater Becomes the Rated

  • Some of the new sets of shareholder eyes focused on governance belong to activist investors with noninvestment priorities.

    Can Agents Cure 'Agency' in Company Management?

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