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as in:  the bond market

US Bonds are considered vary safe, but they will go down in value when interest rates rise.
  a certificate issued by a government or corporation that promises to repay a debt  in return for a loan
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bonds bond
Strongly Associated with:   stock
Bonds usually pay interest or sell for less than the face amount that will later be repaid.
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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.
  • Everybody I knew was in the bond business, so I supposed it could support one more single man.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • I was sure that they were selling something: bonds or insurance or automobiles.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby

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  • 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.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • I’m a bond man.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • 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.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • You’re selling bonds, aren’t you, old sport?
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • They picked him up when he handed the bonds over the counter.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
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Associated words [difficulty]:   bond [4] , stock [7] , deposit slip [7] , stock [7] , Individual Retirement Account (IRA) [3] , financial commodities [5] , stock [7] , mutual fund [8] , hedge fund [9] , municipal bond [9]
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