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What is a High-Yield Bond?

A high-yield bond is a debt security issued by a corporation with a lower-than-investment grade rating. Get answers to similar questions about high-yield bonds from our primer below.

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Our High-Yield Bond Primer details the high-yield loan market mechanics and historical trends

What is a high-yield bond? Our free, digital High-Yield Bond Primer is the definitive guide to high-yield bond markets and the industry. It covers high-yield bond purposes, investment grades, junk bonds, issuers, investors, structure, covenants, bond math, registration, derivatives, and everything in between.

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