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  1. Media Buy

    Media buy is the purchase of advertising from a media company such as a television station, newspaper, magazine, blog or ...
  2. Utility Patent

    A utility patent is a patent that covers the creation of a new or improved — and useful — product, process or machine.
  3. Bullet Bond

    A bullet bond is a debt instrument whose entire face value is paid at once on the maturity date.
  4. Sinkable Bond

    A sinkable bond is a bond issue backed by a sinking fund, that sets aside money to ensure investors that principal and interest ...
  5. Yield To Call

    Yield to call is the yield of a bond or note if you were to buy and hold the security until the call date.
  6. Cross Default

    Cross default is a provision in a bond indenture or loan agreement that puts the borrower in default if the borrower defaults ...
  7. At Par

    At par is a term that refers to a bond, preferred stock or other debt obligation that is trading at its face value.
  8. Provisional Income

    Provisional income is an IRS threshold above which social security income is taxable.
  9. Liberalization Clause

    A liberalization clause is an insurance policy provision allowing adjustment of existing coverage to comply with regulations.
  10. Outside Sales

    Outside sales is the sale of products or services by sales personnel who go out into the field to meet with prospective customers.
  11. Title Insurance

    Title insurance is indemnity insurance that protects the holder from financial loss sustained from defects in a title.
  12. Doctrine Of Utmost Good Faith

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  1. Bubble

    1. An economic cycle characterized by rapid expansion followed by a contraction. 2. A surge in equity prices, often more ...
  2. Swap

    A swap is a derivative contract through which two parties exchange financial instruments, such as interest rates, commodities, ...
  3. Yield Curve

    A yield curve is a line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but ...
  4. Gross Profit

    Gross profit is the profit a company makes after deducting the costs of making and selling its products, or the costs of ...
  5. Risk Tolerance

    The degree of variability in investment returns that an individual is willing to withstand. Risk tolerance is an important ...
  6. Donchian Channels

    A moving average indicator developed by Richard Donchian. It plots the highest high and lowest low over the last period time ...
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