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Starbucks Is Selling Nearly A Half-Billion Dollars In 'Sustainability' Bonds

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business

Starbucks Corp. is asking investors to fund as much as $496 million on what the coffee giant describes as "sustainability" projects, the latest move i...

Capital Flows and Deleveraging in Emerging Markets: the Great Portfolio Rebalancing

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 02.25.2017 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Capital outflows from emerging market economies have substantially accelerated since last year. The cycle of intense debt leveraging that took place in those economies after the 2008 crisis has also started to reverse.

Sticker Shock: Fed to Hike Rates First Time in NINE Years!

Phil Davis | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

It has been so long since the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates in the US that Banks and Brokerage houses are having seminars for their workers to help them understand the repercussions of a rising rate environment.

Bitcoins Continue Gaining Popularity as B2B Collection Company in Florida Accepts Them

Craig Agranoff | Posted 05.17.2014 | Miami
Craig Agranoff

The fact that Bitcoin has stretched into the Commercial debt recovery arena proves that they're becoming more viable as a currency choice.

Municipal Bonds Market Shows Signs Of Healing

Posted 09.04.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (Karen Pierog) - The U.S. municipal bond market had its best quarterly performance in two years in the second quarter of 2011, besting both U....

The Junk-Bond Market Is Booming Like Never Before | NELSON D. SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The market for high-yield securities, as junk bonds are more politely known in the business, is booming as never before. And Mr. Casey, one of today's...

"Good Debt" and "Bad Debt?"

Joe Minarik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Minarik

Borrow for "consumption," and you get "bad debt." Borrow for things that increase future economic growth, and that is "good debt." There is no "good" public debt.

Junk Bond Crash Coming In 2012? 'Avalanche' Of Corporate Debt Set To Mature | NELSON D. SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the Mayans envisioned the world coming to an end in 2012 -- at least in the Hollywood telling -- they didn't count junk bonds among the perils th...