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bond -- as in: the bond market
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Everybody I knew was in the bond business, so I supposed it could support one more single man.
  • I was sure that they were selling something: bonds or insurance or automobiles.
  • Instead of being the warm centre of the world, the Middle West now seemed like the ragged edge of the universe — so I decided to go East and learn the bond business.
  • I’m a bond man.
  • I knew the other clerks and young bond-salesmen by their first names, and lunched with them in dark, crowded restaurants on little pig sausages and mashed potatoes and coffee.
  • You’re selling bonds, aren’t you, old sport?
  • They picked him up when he handed the bonds over the counter.

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  • US Bonds are considered vary safe, but they will go down in value when interest rates rise.
  • My investment fund contains mostly stocks, but as I get older, it will contain more bonds.

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