fixed-income security

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Fixed-Income Security

A security with a guaranteed return. Common examples include bonds, which pay periodic coupons representing a certain interest rate, and preferred stocks, which are legally required to receive a specified dividend at certain times. Typically, fixed-income securities offer lower risk and lower returns than common stock and similar investment vehicles.

fixed-income security

A security, such as a bond or preferred stock, that pays a constant income each period. Price changes in a fixed-income security are caused primarily by changes in long-term interest rates.
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The bills also mandate passing on benefits to policyholders hit by such cuts, if interest rates rise down the track and thus help insurers increase their profitability on fixed-income financial instruments.
6,161,099) issued by the US Patent & Trademark Office in 2000 covers a unique auction process for new-issue, fixed-income financial instruments, including municipal bonds, invented in 1996 by Grant Street Group Co-Founders, Myles Harrington and Dan Veres.