Sovereign Debt

  1. Italian Gov't Mulling 50-year Bonds

    The Italian government is considering the issuance of 50-year bonds for the first ...
  2. Credit Crunch Trends: 7 Countries Feeling the ...

    Seven years after the global recession, several countries are on the brink of insolvency ...
  3. China, Not Brexit, Is the Biggest Problem for ...

    Many experts consider China's currency and credit situation as the biggest global ...
  4. China's High Debt: Bad for Competitive Advantage?

    China's economic growth has been decelerating over the past decade and credit continues ...
  5. Here's Why Fixed-Income Returns Are So Low

    As the Federal Reserve remains reluctant to aggressively raise interest rates, investors ...
  6. Will This One Thing Trigger a Stock Market Crash?

    What are the odds that there will be a sovereign bond crash? And what would one mean ...
  1. Credit Crunch Trends: 7 Countries Feeling the ...

    Seven years after the global recession, several countries are on the brink of insolvency ...
  2. Here's Why Fixed-Income Returns Are So Low

    As the Federal Reserve remains reluctant to aggressively raise interest rates, investors ...
  3. CalPERS vs. CalSTRS: Assessing Their Portfolios

    Monitor the success of CalSTRS toward achieving annual returns of 7.5% with the risk ...
  4. Interested In West African Debt? Look Here First

    Promising high yields that the Eurozone and U.S. can't match, West African sovereign ...
  5. You Know Debt & Deficit Are Not The Same, Right?

    An educational article explaining in detail how deficit differs from debt and how ...
  6. Top 4 Ways to Invest in Chinese Bonds

    Investing in Chinese bonds isn't easy, but it is possible. Here's how.
  1. Is Cyprus considered a tax haven?

    Explore the factors that resulted in Cyprus abandoning its status as a tax haven, including the terms for the bailout of ...
  2. How do I evaluate a debt security?

    Look at a brief overview of the important factors to consider before purchasing a debt security, such as a corporate or government ...
  3. What are some historical examples of debt securitization?

    Find out how debt securitization started, how it works and why the government facilitated the mortgage-backed security market ...
  4. What are the typical day-to-day responsibilities of a Chief Operating Officer (COO)?

    Learn how a country's debt crisis affects the world, including how currency values, inflation and output are affected on ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Applicable Federal Rate - AFR

    Rates published monthly by the IRS for federal income tax purposes. These rates are used to calculate assigned interest charges. ...
  2. Foreign Exchange Reserves

    Foreign exchange reserves are reserve assets held by a central bank in foreign currencies, used to back liabilities on their ...
  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  4. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  5. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  6. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
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