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Principal

Definition 1

The amount borrowed, or the part of the amount borrowed which remains unpaid (excluding interest). here also called 

Principal

 amount.

Definition 2

The part of a monthly payment that reduces the outstanding 

Balance

 of a 

Mortgage

.

Definition 3

The original investment.

Definition 4

The entity on whose behalf an 

Agent

 acts.

Definition 5

The role a broker/dealer plays when buying or selling securities for 

ITS

 own 

Account

.

Definition 6

An important company executive.



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Call

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CLU

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Dealer

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Deal

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ECU

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FIN

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Import

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Interest

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Inc.

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ITS

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Mortgage

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Outstanding

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Owe

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Own

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Paid

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Principal

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Principal amount

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Play

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SEC

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Sell


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10-K

,

12b-1 funds

,

Account

,

Account statement

,

Adjusted balance method

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Account aggregation

,

Account balance

,

Active account

,

Agent bank

,

Alternate account

,

Asset management account

,

Average daily balance

,

Average daily balance method

,

Above par

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

Account executive

,

Agent

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Assumable mortgage

,

A shares

,

Automatic investment plan

,

At the money

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Amount recognized

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Back pay

,

Balance

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Bank holding company

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Below par

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Broker

,

Broker loan

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Borrowed reserves

,

Buying power

,

Buying basis

,

Buying hedge

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bailing out

,

Balloon payment

,

Borrow

,

Broker loan rate

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Borrowed stock

,

Buy-side

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Buying outright

,

Capital investment

,

Capitalized interest

,

Contra account

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Central assets account

,

Checking account

,

Compensating balance

,

Compound interest

,

Custodial account

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Collateralized Mortgage Obligation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Call money rate

,

Cash account

,

Closed out

,

Code of procedure

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Credit balance

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capital account

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Current account

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Contract month

,

Captive agent

,

CLU

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Chattel mortgage

,

Commercial mortgage

,

Consumer interest

,

Conventional mortgage

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Crowding out

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Closing agent

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash-balance plan

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Cash buying

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Close out

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Days Sales Outstanding

,

Declining balance method

,

Double-declining balance depreciation method

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Drawing account

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Delivery vs. payment

,

Drawn securities

,

Dealer

,

Deep discount broker

,

Discount broker

,

Discretionary account

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Disbursing agent

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Deferred month

,

Delivery month

,

Deal stock

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debit balance

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Deferred payment

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Down payment

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Deferred account

,

Deferred payment annuity

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Deal

,

Deal flow

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Effective par

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Executive indemnity insurance

,

Ex-all

,

Enrolled agent

,

Equity mortgage

,

Explicit interest

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Frozen account

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Federal National Mortgage Association

,

First call date

,

Fiscal agent

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Floor broker

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward deal

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Far month

,

Furthest month

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Face amount

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Finance company

,

First mortgage

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Forward interest rate

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Flexible spending account

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

FIN

,

Government National Mortgage Association

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General account

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

General mortgage

,

Graduated payment

,

Growing equity mortgage

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House account

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holding company

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

,

Inactive account

,

Insured account

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

Independent broker

,

In-house

,

Introducing broker

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Investment multiplier

,

Interest rate futures

,

Import

,

Independent agent

,

Insurable interest

,

Insurance agent

,

Insurance broker

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Insured mortgage

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

Investment property

,

Immediate payment annuity

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

ITS

,

Joint account

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint mortgage

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Knock-out option

,

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

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Legal entity

,

Line of credit

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Leading the market

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual company

,

Mortgage-backed certificate

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage bond

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Mortgage pool

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Managed account

,

Margin account

,

Margin buying

,

Margin call

,

Market on close order

,

Medium of exchange

,

Most distant month

,

Mortgage life insurance

,

Mortgage lien

,

Minimum payment

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage

,

Mortgage banker

,

Mortgage banking

,

Mortgage broker

,

Mortgage debt

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage note

,

Mortgage rate

,

Mortgage REIT

,

Mortgage risk

,

Mortgage servicing

,

Management buyin

,

Management company

,

Marketable securities

,

Mixed account

,

Momo play

,

Net interest margin

,

Net investment

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nostro account

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Nearby month

,

Next month

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Normal retirement age

,

Off-balance-sheet financing

,

Off the books

,

Original cost

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Outstanding

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

Online broker

,

On margin

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Outside broker

,

Omnibus account

,

Open interest

,

Offshore company

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open mortgage

,

Original principal balance

,

Overlying mortgage

,

Owe

,

Open-end management company

,

Out of the money

,

Own

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Paper dealer

,

Par bond

,

Paying agent

,

Payment date

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

Primary Dealer

,

Prime broker

,

Public Securities Association

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Periodic payment plan

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Public company

,

Power of Attorney

,

Package mortgage

,

Paid

,

Paid up

,

Past-due balance method

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Previous balance method

,

Principal

,

Principal amount

,

Principal balance

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Privilege dealer

,

Protective put buying

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Play

,

Priced out

,

Put/call ratio

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Real interest rate

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Reading the tape

,

Receive against payment

,

Receive versus payment

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Restricted account

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 10b-6

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Red herring

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Remaining principal balance

,

Residential mortgage

,

Reverse-annuity mortgage

,

Reverse mortgage

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rollover mortgage

,

Rule of 78

,

Registered options principal

,

Real estate agent

,

Real estate broker

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings account

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

Stop payment

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Sell

,

Selling flat

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Selling group

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Series 6

,

Street broker

,

Sweep account

,

Standard of living

,

Selling hedge

,

Series 3

,

Spot month

,

Separate account

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Second mortgage

,

Securities lending

,

Security interest

,

Self-amortizing mortgage

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Single-payment loan

,

Standard payment calculation

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Self-directed retirement account

,

Selling short

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Securities fraud

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Stopped out

,

Times interest earned

,

Trial balance

,

T-Bill

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Transfer agent

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Truth in Lending

,

Two-step mortgage

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Top out

,

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

,

Undermargined account

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unpaid dividend

,

Unearned interest

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

Wrap account

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

X or XD

,

Yield to call

,

Y shares

,

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