Credit Risk

Business / Finance / Credit Risk: An evaluation of an individual's or company's ability to repay obligations or its likelihood of not defaulting See: Creditworthiness.

Other Words for Credit

Credit Verb Synonyms: ascribe, acknowledge, attribute, assign, impute
Credit Noun Synonyms: belief, faith, trust, credence
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Other Words for Risk

Risk Noun Synonyms: danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard, chance, gamble
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Credit Score

Business / Loan / Credit Score: This is a number that is supposed to show the lender how likely you are to repay a loan--whether you are a good or poor credit risk. This score can be a very big factor in determining whether you will MORE

Credit Scoring

Business / Finance / Credit Scoring: The risk that an issuer of debt securities or a borrower may default on its obligations, or that the payment may not be made on a negotiable instrument. Related: Default risk. MORE

Credit Report

Business / Accounting / Credit Report: Financial information collected by businesses and used by lenders to determine creditworthiness of individuals. This information contains an individual’s personal and employment history, as well as MORE

Counterparty Risk

Business / Finance / Counterparty Risk: Party on the other side of a trade or transaction. MORE

Price Risk

Business / Finance / Price Risk: The risk that the value of a security (or a portfolio) will decline in the future. Or, a type of mortgage pipeline risk created in the production segment when loan terms are set for the borrower in ad MORE

Political Risk

Business / Finance / Political Risk: Possibility of negative events such as expropriation of assets, changes in tax policy, restrictions on the exchange of foreign currency, or other changes in the business climate of a country. MORE

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