Definitions for "bond rating"
Keywords:  aaa, moody, bbb, baa, issuer
A measure of the quality and safety of a bond, based on the issuers financial...
Both Standard and Poor's and Moody's Investor Services evaluate the probability of a bond issuer defaulting by analyzing the financial stability of the issuer. Bonds are rated from AAA or Aaa, the top rating, to D, which means the issuer is currently in default. Bonds with a BBB or Baa rating or below are considered high risk. Read the prospectus to find out the ratings of bonds in the portfolio and those that may be considered for purchase.
Method of evaluating the possibility of default by a bond issuer.
a lot more than a Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval from the green-eyeshade types
Keywords:  bulge, bracket, bought, deal
bought deal bulge bracket
Keywords:  worthy, repay, owes, entity, financial
a financial report card on how credit worthy an entity is and how likely it is to repay money it owes