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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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Paddy Walsh, of the Association of Irish Racecourses, said: "We looked very carefully at the possibility of covering tracks, but that's a very expensive exercise and only works to a point.
There was no point me covering tracks from people like Duran Duran or Spandau Ballet so we picked songs from lesser known groups, but they are brilliant just the same.
In 2009 he was America's best-selling classical artist but he has also dipped his toe in the rock world by covering tracks by the likes of AC/DC and Metallica.