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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One of the broadest gauges of the American bond market, the Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate index -- the S&P 500 of the American bond market -- is sitting on gains of more than 9 per cent, including both interest payments and price appreciation.
Following the inaugural Au800 million bond issue realized last March 8th, this first issue in US dollar enables the French construction major to further diversify its sources of funding and its bond investor base, by accessing the American bond market.
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."
For other expectations, the economist sees growth in the US as strengthening and says that this will translate into an increase of American bond yields, which will spell difficult times for bond holders.
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The New Masters Of Capital: American Bond Rating Agencies And The Politics Of Creditworthiness
Abbey National plunged into the American bond market without understanding it.
And the battle scenes, although jarringly interspersed with scenes from an American bond drive, seem as accurate as one might expect in a film.
It might even issue long-term bonds in the domestic market, which would be partially backed by the inter-American Development Bank, which is running a program to develop Latin American bond markets, Perez says.
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.
"I don't want to be the first American Bond, I'd like to be the first good Felix Leiter," he said.

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