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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

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Bond Yield


Think: The cost of renting the money. That is, a bond is a loan - if a corporation is producing a bond, they are "bonded" by their word to pay it back (or secure the loan with assets they have like their secret sauce recipe). The yield is the money the loaner gets from the loanee.