Convertible Bonds

Business / Accounting / Convertible Bonds: Bonds that can be traded for, or converted to, other securities after a specified period of time.

Zero-Coupon Convertible Bond

Business / Taxes / Zero-Coupon Convertible Bond: A zero-coupon convertible bond, like other convertible bonds, can be converted into stock in the issuing corporation if the stock reaches the trigger price. Municipalities may issue tax-exempt zero-co MORE

Convertible Preferred Stock

Business / Accounting / Convertible Preferred Stock: Preferred stock that can be converted to common stock at a specified conversion rate. MORE

Convertible Bond

Business / Finance / Convertible Bond: A practice, usually of buying a convertible bond and shorting a percentage of the equivalent underlying common shares, to create a positive cash flow position (with expected returns above the riskless MORE

Long Bonds

Business / Finance / Long Bonds: Bonds with a long current maturity. The 'long bond' is the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond. MORE

Junk Bonds

Business / Accounting / Junk Bonds: Bonds issued by companies in weak financial condition with large amounts of debt already outstanding: these bonds yield high rates of return because of the high risk. MORE

Mello-Roos Bonds

Business / Real Estate / Mello-Roos Bonds: Based on passage of the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982, certain housing tracts may be within what are called community facilities districts where special taxes are assessed to finance des MORE

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