This borrowing makes its risk-taking more profitable, thus the $20 billion bonus pool that being amassed with a taxpayer subsidy.
My experience of bonus season this year was a little different.
That it is as voyeuristically satisfying as Real Housewives (or John Updike's Couples) is a bonus.
1773, "Stock Exchange Latin" [Weekley], from Latin bonus "good" (adj.); see bene-. The correct noun form would be bonum. In U.S. history the bonus army was tens of thousands of World War I veterans and followers who marched on Washington, D.C., in 1932 demanding early redemption of their service bonus certificates (which carried a maximum value of $625).