Bond Rating

Business / Finance / Bond Rating: A rating based on the possibility of default by a bond issuer. The ratings range from AAA (highly unlikely to default) to D (in default). See: Rating, investment grade.

Other Words for Bond

Bond Verb Synonyms: cement, bind, hold together, stick, cohere
Bond Noun Synonyms: tie(s), shackles, chains, fetters, manacles, handcuffs, trammels, thongs, cord(s), rope(s), restraint(s), constraint(s), check(s), control(s), rein(s)
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Operating Ratio

Business / Finance / Operating Ratio: A ratio that measures a firm's operating efficiency. MORE

Operating Rate

Business / Finance / Operating Rate: The percentage of total production capacity of a company, industry, or country that is being used. MORE

Operating Profit Margin

Business / Finance / Operating Profit Margin: The ratio of operating profit to net sales. MORE

Operating Profit (Or Loss)

Business / Finance / Operating Profit (Or Loss): Revenue from a firm's regular activities less costs and expenses and before income deductions. MORE

Operating Risk

Business / Finance / Operating Risk: The inherent or fundamental risk of a firm, without regard to financial risk. The risk that is created by operating leverage. Also called business risk. MORE

Operating System (OS)

Technology / Computers / Operating System (OS): The most important program that runs on a computer. Every general-purpose computer must have an operating system to run other programs. Operating systems perform basic tasks, such as recognizing input MORE

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