Business / Finance / Investment-Grade Bonds: A bond that is assigned a rating in the top four categories by commercial credit rating companies. S&P classifies investment-grade bonds as BBB or higher, and Moody's classifies investment grade bonds as Ba or higher. Related: High-yield bond.
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
Business / Real Estate / Mortgage Revenue Bonds: A type of tax-exempt industrial development bond offered by state and local governments through their housing financing agencies. MORE
Business / Real Estate / Municipal Bonds: Bonds issued to finance public improvements such as parks, schools and urban renewal projects. MORE
Business / Finance / Policyholder Loan Bonds: Packaged loans acquired by policyholders that are secured by the cash surrender value of the policies, and are offered by a broker/dealer as bonds. MORE
Business / Finance / Long Bonds: Bonds with a long current maturity. The 'long bond' is the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond. MORE