pool

(redirected from pooler)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Pool

In capital budgeting, the concept that investment projects are financed out of a pool of bonds, preferred stock, and common stock, and a weighted-average cost of capital must be used to calculate investment returns. In insurance, a group of insurers who share premiums and losses in order to spread risk. In investments, the combination of funds for the benefit of a common project, or a group of investors who use their combined influence to manipulate prices.

Pool

1. A group of financial instruments that may be placed into the same investment vehicle. A major example is a mortgage pool, which consists of mortgages that are divided up and placed into large groups to be sold as securities.

2. Funds that a group of investors put together to invest for mutual benefit. A major example of a pooled fund is a mutual fund.

pool

1. A temporary affiliation of two or more people in an attempt to manipulate a security's price and/or volume. The pool is necessary in order to acquire the capital needed to manipulate a stock having a large market value. Pools were especially popular in the 1920s and early 1930s but now have been regulated out of existence. See also blind pool, trading pool.

pool

A group of mortgage loans used as security for a bond issue. See collateralized mortgage backed securities.

References in periodicals archive ?
Although Judge Pooler has dissented the most in the time period studied and certainly has the most dissents out of the active judges at the Second Circuit, it is significant to note her dissents compared to her majority and concurring opinions in split cases.
One group, consisting of 7 boats and 30 fishermen (7 skippers, 21 crew members, and 2 onshore helpers) whom we call poolers, have shared both income and operating expenses since the beginning of the 1960s.
Former Wales forward Jones, who left Eugene Cross Park to become part of the Pooler coaching team, says: "There are lots of old friends in this game but it will be a good old-fashioned battle where the friendships are put to one side until after the final whistle.
The McAlister's Deli in Pooler will serve guests daily from 10:30 a.
Pooler could not get on the scoreboard in the second half to add to their try from wing Gareth Williams and two penalties from Tom Hancock scored in the first period.
Pooler took advantage with referee James Jones giving them a penalty try at a retreating home scrum and with Hancock converting, the visitors took on new confidence.
Pooler stuck at it well despite a number of injuries but a try in the dying minutes from centre Dan Robinson was too little too late.
But Pooler said the anger that prompted calls for recall subsided in the months since the board majority tried to enact the tax.
Yesterday Mr Dyer, who has split from his wife, refused to comment on the fling with separated Mrs Pooler.
It has come to our attention that inspectors are routinely using PAYE audits as a back door method of getting information," Mr Pooler said.
Pooler led 6-3 at half time, full back Paul Thatcher kicking two penalties while Bonymaen pivot Stuart Davies responded with a drop goal.
Pooler joins Journal Register after serving Pegasus Communications Corporation, a direct broadcast satellite television provider, since December 1999 in a series of positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.