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GIC

Guaranteed Investment 

Contract

Debt

 instrument issued by an 

Insurance

 company, usually in a large 

Denomination

, and often bought for retirement plans. The 

Interest

 rate 

Paid

 is guaranteed, but the 

Principal

 is not. also called guaranteed interest 

Contract

.



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401(k) plan

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403(b) plan

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457 plan

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Allowance for depreciation

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Adjustable rate

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Accrual of discount

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Accrued interest

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Amortization of premium

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At par

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All or any part

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At best

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At call

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Adjustable rate preferred stock

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Automatic reinvestment plan

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Adjustable life insurance

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All-risks coverage

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At risk

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Add-on service

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Abstract of title

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Adhesion contract

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As is

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Attorney in fact

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Adjustable Rate Mortgage

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Advance rate

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Annual Percentage Rate

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Applicable federal rate

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Assignment of mortgage

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A shares

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Automatic investment plan

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At the money

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Absorption rate

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Age-weighted plan

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Across the board

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Additional paid-in capital

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Against the box

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At the bell

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At the close

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At the figure

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At the full

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At the market

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At the opening order

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Automated Pricing and Reporting System

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Away from the market

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Below the line

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Books of final entry

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Books of original entry

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Burn rate

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Bank holding company

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Banking Act of 1933

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Bearer instrument

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Benchmark interest rate

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Bullet contract

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Bureau of Public Debt

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Brought over the wall

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Buying on margin

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Buy on close

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Buy on opening

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Buy the book

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Balance of payments

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Bank Rate

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Base interest rate

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Board of Governors

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Breaking the syndicate

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Bill of exchange

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Bill of sale

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Breach of trust

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By the book

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Base rate

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Blended rate

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Broker loan rate

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B shares

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Buy and write

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Balanced investment strategy

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Break-even tax rate

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Breadth-of-market theory

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Beat the gun

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Capital investment

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Capitalized interest

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Contra account

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Cost Of Goods Sold

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Cost of sales

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Current debt

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Compound interest

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Call

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Call date

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Called away

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Called bond

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Call price

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Call protection

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Call risk

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Certificate of Participation

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Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

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Convertible debt

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Coupon rate

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Current issue

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Current production rate

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Call money rate

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Code of procedure

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Contra broker

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Contract broker

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Capitalization of income

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Capitalization rate

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Cap rate

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Civilian unemployment rate

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Cost of Living Adjustment

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Cost-of-living index

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Council of Economic Advisers

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Cash and carry trade

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Chasing the market

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Chicago Board of Trade

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Commodities Exchange Act

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Contract grades

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Contract market

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Contract month

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Cash value life insurance policy

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Casualty insurance

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Combination plans

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Convertible term insurance

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Cost-of-living rider

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Credit insurance

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Credit life insurance

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Certificate of stock

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Cost of carry

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Certificate of title

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Contract

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Contract for deed

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Contract sale

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Cancellation of debt

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Certificate of Claim

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Consumer debt

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Consumer interest

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Cost of debt capital

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Cost of funds

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Controlled company

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Closed-end investment company

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C shares

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Call option

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Call ratio backspread

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Call swaption

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Class of options

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Close to the money

,

Contract size

,

Covered call

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Certificate of Occupancy

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Cloud on title

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Cafeteria plan

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Cash-balance plan

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Cash or Deferred Arrangement

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Collectively bargained plan

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Class A Shares

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Class B Shares

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Crash of 1929

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Crash of 1987

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Constant dollar plan

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Child and dependent care credit

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Coefficient of determination

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Cup and handle

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Certificate of delivery

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Close a position

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Cornering the market

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Curbs in

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Debt service coverage

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Deposit in transit

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Date of issue

,

Date of payment

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Debt

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Debt capital

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Debt-equity swap

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Debt financing

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Debt limit

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Debt market

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Debt shelf

,

Deferred interest bond

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Denomination

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Dividend Reinvestment Plan

,

Dividend rollover plan

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Disability insurance

,

Dual life insurance

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debt consolidation

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt retirement

,

Debt service

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

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Deed of Surrender

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Defined benefit plan

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Defined contribution plan

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

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Depth of market

,

Effective debt

,

Effective annual interest rate

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Eurodollar certificate of deposit

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Exact interest

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange rate

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Economic growth rate

,

Edge Act

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E-mini

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Exchange for futures

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Exchange for physical

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Exchange of spot

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Excess insurance

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Executive indemnity insurance

,

Effective tax rate

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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Ex-all

,

Explicit interest

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

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First In First Out

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

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Financial instrument

,

First call date

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Foreign Debt

,

Futures contract

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Finance company

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

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Floating rate

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Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

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Full faith and credit

,

Funded debt

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Family of funds

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Fund of funds

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Free and clear

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Federal Insurance Contributions Act

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Flexible benefit plan

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Frozen plan

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Fixed investment trust

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Free right of exchange

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Federal ID Number

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Guaranteed bond

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Guaranteed Investment Contract

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Glass-Steagall Act

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G-7

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General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

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Gross National Debt

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G-8

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Group insurance

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Guaranteed insurability

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Guaranteed renewable

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Guarantee

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Growth and income fund

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Gather in the stops

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Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

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Hit the bid

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House call

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House of issue

,

Hazard insurance

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Health insurance

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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holding company

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Hot issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity debt

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Home equity line of credit

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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

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Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

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Held at the opening

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Holding the market

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Investment flows

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Interest-bearing

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In escrow

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Interest rate collar

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Interest rate risk

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Interest rate swap

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Investment bill

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Investment-grade bond

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Investment letter

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Investment security

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Investment value

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Issue date

,

In-house

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Investment Advisor Act of 1940

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Investment bank

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Investment banker

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Investment Bankers Association

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Investment banking

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Investment banking group

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Investment Company Act of 1940

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In line

,

Inflation rate

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Investment multiplier

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Interest rate futures

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Interbank Rate

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Insurable interest

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Insurance

,

Insurance agent

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Insurance broker

,

Insurance carrier

,

Insurance claim

,

Insurance examiner

,

Insurance policy

,

Insurance premium

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Instrument

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

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Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

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Interest rate ceiling

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Interest rate floor

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In play

,

In-process research and development

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Investment company

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Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Installment sales contract

,

Interest-only strip

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Investment property

,

In-service withdrawal

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Investment philosophy

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Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

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In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Junior debt

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Keogh Plan

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Limited company

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

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Level premium insurance

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Level term insurance

,

Life insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Long-term debt

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Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Lock-in

,

Land contract

,

Large cap

,

Leading the market

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual company

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Mezzanine debt

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Margin rate

,

Market on close order

,

Medium of exchange

,

Monetizing debt

,

Major medical insurance

,

Mortgage life insurance

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage debt

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage rate

,

Management company

,

Mill rate

,

Net interest margin

,

Net investment

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable instrument

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

National Debt

,

No-Fault

,

Nonparticipating life insurance policy

,

New issue

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Nonrecourse debt

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

No-load

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

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Non-investment property

,

Non-contributory plan

,

Non-insured plan

,

Non-qualified retirement plan

,

Normal retirement age

,

No-load stock

,

No book

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Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

Offshore company

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Original principal balance

,

Open-end management company

,

Option contract

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

Overlapping debt

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Preferred debt

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Primary instrument

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Private debt

,

Participating insurance

,

Periodic payment plan

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Public company

,

Power of Attorney

,

Paid

,

Paid up

,

Personal guarantee

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prime rate

,

Principal

,

Principal amount

,

Principal balance

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Prime rate fund

,

Pension plan

,

Plan asset

,

Plan sponsor

,

Prototype plan

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Put/call ratio

,

Qualified retirement plan

,

Reports and Records

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Rate covenant

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Retire

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Registered Retirement Savings Plan

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Remaining principal balance

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Registered options principal

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Signature guarantee

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Sovereign debt

,

Spot rate

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Self insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Survivorship insurance

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock option plan

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Senior debt

,

Start rate

,

Subordinated debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Self-directed retirement account

,

SEP Plan

,

Single-employer plan

,

Summary plan description

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Times interest earned

,

T-Bill

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Term insurance

,

Title insurance

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Teaser rate

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

Ten-bagger

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Underlying debt

,

Unseasoned issue

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unemployment rate

,

Umbrella liability insurance

,

Unearned interest

,

Uncovered call

,

Underfunded pension plan

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Voluntary accumulation plan

,

Variable ratio plan

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

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X or XD

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Yield to call

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Y shares

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Zero-investment portfolio


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