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Fixed trust

A unit investment trust consisting of securities that were agreed upon at the time of investment and are held for the duration of the trust.
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Unit Investment Trust

An investment company that offers an unmanaged portfolio of stocks and/or bonds, packaging the portfolio as shares that are redeemable from the trust after a certain period of time. Unit investment trusts are designed to give shareholders income from dividends and/or coupons. See also: Mutual fund.
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