What Are Corporate Bonds and How Are They Bought and Sold?

Corporate bonds are debt securities that are issued by corporations and sold to investors. How do corporate bonds pay out? When a company issues a corporate bond, it is essentially taking out a loan from investors. In return for lending the company money, investors receive periodic interest payments (known as coupons) as well as the … Read more


The term “Grexit” is a portmanteau of the words “Greek” and “exit”, and refers to the potential withdrawal of Greece from the European Union (EU). The term has been used since the early 2010s, in the wake of the Greek government-debt crisis, to describe the possibility that Greece may be forced to leave the Eurozone … Read more