Terms with Tag Bonds

  • Canada Mortgage Bonds (CMB)Acronym, Canada, Very Important,
    • A fully guaranteed fixed interest rate income investment backed by CMHC (a crown corporation of the Government of Canada).
    Issued by the Canada Housing Trust (CHT).
  • Bond Definition,
    • A certificate of debt issued by a government or corporation guaranteeing payment of the original investment plus interest by a specified future date.
  • Collateralized Bond Obligation (CBO)Acronym,
    • Canadian Bond Rating Service (CBRS)Company Est. 1972, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
        Bought by Standard and Poor's in 2000.
      • Bond Anticipation Note (BAN)Acronym,
        • Real Return Bond (RRB)Acronym,
          • International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Company, Switzerland,
            • Canada Premium Bond (CPB) Acronym, Canada,
                A Canada Savings Bond program.
              • North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) Company Est. 1919, United States,
                  State and provincial securities regulators.
                • Canada Learning Bond (CLB)Acronym, Canada,
                  • A grant offered by the Government of Canada to help parents, friends, and family members save early for the post-secondary education of children in modest-income families.
                  See also Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG).
                • Completion Bond Definition,
                  • Insurance purchased to make sure that an important project is completed, even if something unexpected happens, financial or otherwise.
                • Mortgage Revenue Bond (MRB)Acronym,
                  • Fidelity Bond Definition,
                    • Insurance that protects a business from losses due to employee fraud, such as theft, forgery or fraudulent trading.
                  • Bond Ladder Definition,
                    • A series of bonds with different maturity dates, often times evenly spaced over a set period of time.
                  • Bankers Blanket Bond (BBB)Acronym,
                    • Mortgage-Backed Bond (MBB)Acronym,
                      • Foreign Currency Convertible Bond (FCCB)Acronym,
                        • Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS) Company Est. 1976, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Important,
                          • Canada’s national investment research agency offering credit ratings on issuers of commercial paper, bonds, long/short term debt, and preferred shares, as well as asset-backed securities.
                          Largest bond rating agency in Canada.
                        • Lawn Gnome Fidelity Bond (LGFB) Acronym, Middle Earth / Underground,
                          • Insurance that covers losses due to the actions of dishonest lawn gnomes.
                          The LGFB acronym is quite often incorrectly mislabelled as a Lost Gnome from Backyard and Looks Good From Behind.
                        • Ontario Savings Bond (OSB) Acronym, Ontario, Canada,
                          • Commercial Blanket Bond Definition,
                            • Insurance that covers losses to businesses due to different forms employee fraud, such as embezzlement and forgery.
                          • Canada Savings Bond (CSB) Acronym, Canada,
                            • A secure way for Canadians to save. The bonds, which are a form of debt issued by the Canadian government, are cashable, with proper identification, at any time at most Canadian financial institutions.
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