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Investment Terms

  • Accrued Interest

  • Amortization

  • Agency Securities

  • Agent

  • Asset-Backed Security

  • Asset Allocation

  • Balance Sheet

  • Banker Acceptance Notes

  • Basis Point

  • Bonds

  • Book Value

  • Call Protection

  • Call Provision

  • Capital Gain (Loss)

  • Capital Markets

  • Cash Flow

  • Certificate of Deposit (CD)

  • Collateralized Mortgage Obligations (CMOs)

  • Corporate Bonds

  • Cost of Funds

  • Coupon

  • Credit Risk

  • Current Yield

  • Discount

  • Diversification

  • Duration

  • Effective Duration

  • Embedded Option

  • Face Value (Face)

  • Fair Value

  • Federal-Funds Rate

  • Fiduciary

  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

  • Gap

  • Gap to Total Assets Ratio

  • Implied Equity Duration

  • Income Simulation

  • Interest

  • Interest Income

  • Interest Rate Risk

  • Liquidity

  • Liquidity Risk

  • Market Value

  • Maturity Date

  • Maturity Value

  • Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS)

  • Municipal Bonds

  • Net Economic Value

  • Net Income

  • Net Interest Income

  • New Issue

  • Option Adjusted Spread (OAS)

  • Option-Free Investment

  • Par Value

  • Portfolio

  • Premium

  • Present Value

  • Prime Rate

  • Principal

  • Principal Balance

  • Prospectus

  • Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMICs)

  • Safekeeping

  • Secondary Market

  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)

  • Security

  • Security Ratings

  • Settlement (Delivery) Date

  • Suitability

  • Trade Date

  • Treasury Bill

  • Treasury Bond

  • Treasury Note

  • Variable Rate

  • Yield (Rate of Return)

  • Yield Curve

  • Yield to Call

  • Yield to Maturity (YTM)

For questions about investments, email an investment professional at brokerage@catalystcorp.org or call 800.301.6196.


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