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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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It introduces the "linkage" concept, which means a taxpayer's LIFO method will not clearly reflect income without a link between the scope of the LIFO election and the LIFO pooling method.
The regulations do not prohibit the use of the IPIC pooling method with these elections.
96, Treasury Stock Acquisitions Following Consummation of a Business Combination Accounted for as a Pooling of Interests.
Using a sample of 39 companies that rescinded their stock repurchase plans between November 1995 and June 1998 to preserve pooling treatment, we compared the costs and benefits of pooling vs.
The TCNPA has the capabilities necessary to meet all of Virginia's needs during the thousand-block pooling trial and we are confident that the trial will help to most efficiently allocate the state's numbers.
Thousands-block number pooling is a number resource optimization technique.
IPIC pooling method: In contrast, the IPIC pooling method, as described in Regs.
16 have achieved one desired objective: The use of pooling has decreased steadily.
Known in the industry for its numbering administration expertise, Telcordia has participated in the development of industry guidelines for Thousands Block Number Pooling Administration and implementing telecommunications initiatives.
Illuminet Senior Product Manager Rebecca Stillings said, &uot;As the NPA (Number Pooling Administrator) reclaims and redistributes the unused numbers, Illuminet will capture and manage the new information for accurate call routing and billing purposes.
Few secondary marketers take full advantage of profit opportunities during the pooling and delivery stage of secondary marketing," Richard continued.
These same changes facilitate number pooling, a system that minimizes the need for new area codes by gathering unused numbers for reassignment to service providers in need of telephone numbers.