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    A type of contract between the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and an independent contractor that oversaw and sold the assets of failed savings and loan (S&L) institutions during ...
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    The assets of a mutual insurance company minus its liabilities. Policyholder surplus is one indicator of an insurance company’s financial health.
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    The geographic region in which an insurance policy’s benefits apply.
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    Commercial insurance lines help keep the economy running smoothly by protecting businesses from potential losses they couldn’t afford to cover on their own.
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    A product for employers that protects them from major financial loss if a worker experiences a job-related injury or illness that workers compensation doesn’t cover.
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    Financial protection for a driver who, while operating a vehicle, harms someone else or their property.
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    The ratio of ceded insurance balances to policyholders’ surplus. Ceded reinsurance leverage represents the extent to which an insurance company relies on ceding risk to reinsurers.
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    Quantitative analysis of information contained in a company’s financial statements. Ratio analysis is based on line items ...
  2. Days Payable Outstanding - DPO

    A company's average payable period. Calculated as: ending accounts payable / (cost of sales/number of days).
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    A business venture designed to let investors participate directly in the cash flow and tax benefits of the underlying investment. ...
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