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default,

n 1. an omission of that which should be done.
v 2. to fail to fulfill an obligation or a promise.
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Retail defaults are forecasted to be roughly $7 billion in 2018, a 10% rate, up from $5.
Overall, 21 of this year's defaults were by North American issuers while the rest were from Europe and Asia.
With the pace of defaults down sharply during the past several months, it is likely that the global default rate has now reached its cyclical peak for this credit cycle.
During last year's final three months, lenders sent 37,273 default notices to homeowners, the most since the third quarter of 1998, according to DataQuick Information Systems.
If, as in this case, the landlord permits the defaults to be cured, has the landlord also forfeited its rights not to renew or expand the relationship with a habitually delinquent tenant?
What we have done in the past is sped up many of these defaults," Gerhenzon says.
In a typical cycle, defaults peak six months after an economic bottom," said Diane Vazza, head of Global Fixed Income Research.
As indicated by Exhibit 1, most municipal defaults occurred in the industrial development sector, followed by multifamily housing and health care.
high yield bond defaults continued to run well below average in the third quarter of 2010 with eight issuer defaults affecting a combined $2.
There have been six issuer retail defaults over the past six months totaling $5 billion, or 30% of the default volume this year, versus $1.
In comparison, there were 105 defaults recorded in 2008.
The policies provide two main advantages over traditional bonds: lower premium costs and greater flexibility in addressing and resolving subcontractor defaults, and the potential delays and other problems associated with such defaults.