credit market

Definition

A marketplace for the exchange of debt securities and short-term commercial paper. Companies and the government are able to raise funds by allowing investors to purchase these debt securities. Activity in credit markets is often used to gauge investor sentiment. If more bonds from the government are being purchased, this is typically a good indicator that investors are worried about the stock market.

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You should always try to do as well as you can in the credit market to try and get as much profit as possible.

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The company needed to raise capital to fund its expansion, but didn't want to dilute its stock holdings, so it turned to the credit market to issue bonds.

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With the stock market fluctuations, most of which have been unpredictable and have not been supported by fundamentals, a lot of investors are shifting their funds into CREDIT MARKET.

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