What is an income bond?
An income bond is a type of debt security in which only the face value of the bond is promised to be paid to the investor, with any coupon payments paid only if the issuing company has enough earnings to pay for the coupon payment.
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What is a corporate bond?
A corporate bond is a type of debt security that is issued by a corporation in order to obtain additional financing. The corporation may issue the bond to raise additional funds for ongoing operations, to merge with or acquire another company, or to expand its business (new products, geography, etc.). Corporate bonds typically pay interest, […]
What is a collateral trust bond?
A collateral trust bond is a bond that is secured by a financial asset, such as stock or other bonds, that is deposited and held by a trustee for the holders of the bond.
What is a participating bond?