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Use "risk-free" in a sentence
"For decades, the interest rate on American debt has been known as the "risk-free rate", because a US default was as close to impossible as anyone in financial markets could imagine, and all other bonds were priced relative to America's."
"While governments grapple with ballooning debt and banks manage exposure to ailing sovereign assets, once classified as risk-free, so corporations await the dearth of funding that will inevitably result from the latest bout of global economic uncertainty."
"The pension payments are essentially risk-free - the government is in many cases required by law to make the - so they argue that the appropriate discount rate is the so-called risk-free rate, the rate on Treasury bonds, considered one of the safest investments, which is currently between 4 and 5 percent."