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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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On the controversial late nature of the postponement, Rovers boss Paul Trollope said: "When we first took the covers back it looked OK.
The review does not involve security or customer services staff at our airports, but covers back office functions.
He works hard, he covers back and he does not take dives - rare qualities in an attacking player from outside these islands.
The challenge will be to get the covers back down after racing on Friday before the temperature dips low enough for frost to set in, and we'll be appealing to racegoers to stay on after racing to help the ground staff with this mammoth task.