The sixth highest rating in Moody's Long-term Corporate Obligation Rating. Obligations rated A2 are considered upper-medium grade and are subject to low credit risk. Rating one notch higher is A1. Rating one notch lower is A3

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Distressed securities

A security of a firm that has declared or is about to declare bankruptcy. In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that focuses on securities of companies that have declared bankruptcy... Read More

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