Plain vanilla


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Plain vanilla

A term that refers to a relatively simple derivative financial instrument, usually a swap or other derivative that is issued with standard features.

Plain Vanilla

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Norm Champ, former head of the SEC's Investment Management Division, told ThinkAdvisor in a Friday email message that he's "hopeful" the plain vanilla ETF rule will move ahead.
As part of the deal, Glu has also added an option to get rights to acquire Plain Vanilla at a later date for a pre-agreed price, in the event of the companys willingness for such arrangement with the Icelandic developer.
One of the simplest ways to obtain insurance is to buy a plain vanilla put, which protects the investor's holdings from downside risk, while retaining exposure to any upside.
Ten years ago, issues were plain vanilla, $3 million at three years, and that was it," says Ferrari.
There really is no such thing as the plain vanilla transaction anymore," said Frank Liantonio, executive vice president and co-head of the capital markets group at C&W, who was the chief manager and architect of the ACS's leasing deal.
Besides classic flavors such as plain Vanilla and Chocolate, Dreyer's Grand and Edy's Grand Light will be available in Butter Pecan, Chocolate Chip, Cookie Dough, Cookies 'N Cream, Eggnog (Seasonal Limited Edition), French Vanilla, French Silk, Fudge Tracks.
org), affirms that the bigger endowments have indeed been reducing their plain vanilla stock allocations since 1997, in favor of hedge funds and other alternatives.
Don't assume a plain vanilla envelope will have more pull.
Serve at room temperature with thick cream or plain vanilla ice-cream.
There are hard cases to suit all portable memory storage or power needs, including ones for the new XD Picture card format, a Type II PC card, Smart Media, SD and Compact Flash cards, Sony Memory Sticks and even good ol' plain vanilla batteries.
Which seems to indicate that OEMs might be able to pick up more revenue by installing cooler audio gear than the plain vanilla that's the norm (yes, even the high-end options are included in this statement).
Temperate zone species seem like the plain vanilla of ornithology because they're what people have studied most, Morton contends.