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Cover

The amount above UNITY of a debt service ratio.

Short Cover

The act of buying a security one has previously sold short in order to close a position. In order to make a profit on a short cover, one must buy the security at a price less than the price at which one sold it. It is also simply called a cover.

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cover

see DIVIDEND COVER, INTEREST COVER.
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And where is the county councillor prepared to earn the gratitude of generations to come by breaking cover and returningLon Clwyd to the county agenda?
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Centre Neil Summers followed him over the line ten minutes later after breaking cover on the right.