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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.

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Pooler said, "Farmworkers' children aren't interested in farm work.
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P Pts 13 64 13 50 13 44 13 42 13 41 12 38 12 37 12 35 13 23 13 22 13 18 13 11 13 10 12 10 And the North Wales side fell further behind when Pooler second row Ryan Thomas gathered and scored out wide after the hosts' fly-half Sam Mills made a neat chip across field to the left corner.
We've come a long ways to have money for roads in the future," Pooler said, noting the seven cities can soon begin applying for road moneys that have been set aside in a trust.
Confidence restored, Pooler drew level when centre Dan Robinson ran through the middle for a fine try, converted by Hancock.
A second-minute try by fullback Geraint O'Driscoll that he converted put Pooler in front, but Aberavon hit back as Jamie Davies placed a penalty and converted a try by wing Ricky Thomas and fellow wing Richard Carter added another.
This paper presents an empirical study of dissents at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, with a focus on the one judge, Judge Pooler, who has dissented most in the time period studied.
David Pooler, the NGO's North Wales chairman, said the turn-out had been excellent.
Although each boat, pooler or not, must contend with shirking among the crew members, this problem is compounded for the poolers because each pooling boat also confronts the incentive to free ride on the fishing effort of the other boats.
Pooler offered a seemingly conciliatory assessment to Register-Guard reporter Matt Cooper.
David Pooler, investigations team head at BDO Stoy Hayward, said the Chancellor was clearly hoping that his tough stance on tax planning would move the issue up the political agenda and make it socially unacceptable to pay less than the maximum due.