American bond

American bond

[ə′mer·ə·kən ′bänd]
(civil engineering)
A bond in which every fifth, sixth, or seventh course of a wall consists of headers and the other courses consist of stretchers. Also known as common bond; Scotch bond.

American bond

Same as common bond; same as English garden-wall bond.
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What's happened post-crisis was the advent of the Build American Bond program and then being opportunistic in buying other taxable munis when they become attractive relative to corporate bonds.
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Prior to the founding of Van guard Construction, Strauss was a senior project manager and construction manager at Ambassador Construction where he supervised construction at Mendik Realty's downtown properties and numerous other Wall Street firms, such as Kidder Peabody and American Bond Buyer.
The American bond company, owed pounds 60m and rising, would be able to go to court and demand all of Leeds' assets, including their remaining star players, are sold.
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The souvenirs sported the names of the event's corporate sponsors, Lockheed Martin, Freddie Mac, AT&T, Union Pacific, American Bond Market Association, and other companies.
Analysts predict that the Euro market will equal the size of the American bond market in five years.

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