Kicker


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Kicker

An additional feature of a debt obligation that increases its marketability and attractiveness to investors.

Sweetener

An extra incentive to encourage investors to buy a bond or preferred stock. For example, a bond may include a right to buy common stock in the issuer for 10% below its market value. A sweetener is designed to help sell securities. It is also called a kicker, a wrinkle, or bells and whistles.
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The state may retain all or part of a taxpayer's kicker if the individual has unpaid taxes due from other years, child support, court fines or college loans, the state said.
Given that an average kicker would have only had 11.
This is also the reason that if you find yourself picking in the middle ranks of kickers after the ones from the good teams are gone, you could do worse than settling for the Titans' Rob Bironas.
In the third section of the paper, we will develop another model in which both the goalkeeper and the kicker can choose among three different strategies (right, left and center), and we will also compare the equilibria of the game under complete and incomplete information.
Smith isn't the only general manager to spend a high draft pick on a kicker lately.
If the ball is still being spun on the spot, it can distract the kicker and perhaps cause him to miss the uprights.
We release all our defenders exactly as though we are going to kick deep, except we start the kicker one count earlier than usual.
USC's only kicker is junior David Buehler following the death of Mario Danelo and the academic ineligibility of Troy Van Blarcom.
In order for the place kicker to have the best chance possible to succeed, the snap and hold must be done correctly.
According to the companies Kicker Online will supply a wide range of premium sports content, using Danger's mobile Internet platform, primarily for mobile operator T-Mobile Germany but in some cases for distribution in other countries.
The conference will be followed by a reception celebrating Kicker Studio's 4th anniversary.
Oregon's one-of-a-kind kicker law is triggered when tax collections exceed earlier projections by at least 2 percent.