Definitions for "high yield"
Keywords:  junk, hedge, yield, grade, pejoratively
Description of investments with high rates of return. Generally, a high yield...
Bonds rated BB (Ba) or lower by Standard & Poor's Corporation and Moody's Investor Service. High yield bonds are lower quality than investment grade bonds and have greater credit risk.
A high-risk, non-investment-grade bond with a low credit rating, usually BB or lower; as a consequence, it usually has a high yield.