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Cash Flow Matching

The practice of matching returns on a portfolio to future capital outlays. That is, cash flow matching involves investing in certain securities with a certain expected return so that the investor will be able to pay for future liabilities. Pension funds and annuities perform the most cash flow matching, as they have future liabilities that are both large and relatively easy to estimate. Portfolios that perform cash flow matching usually invest in low-risk, investment-grade securities. The practice is also called portfolio dedication, matching, or the structured portfolio strategy.

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matching

the process of matching revenues and profits with the associated expenses incurred in earning these revenues. See ACCRUALS PRINCIPLE OF ACCOUNTING.
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Progenika Biopharma developed and markets in Europe BLOODchip[TM], the most comprehensive blood group genotyping tool available to improve patient safety and to facilitate blood matching.
Blood matching the alleged victim's DNA was found on his boots.
When the police reached the vehicle, it was charred and empty, apart from a rug stained with blood matching Renee's blood type.
Previously, the court heard that Whant owned a silver X-registration Ford Focus and that blood matching Miss Grender's DNA had been found inside.
Pope was arrested in 2007 after specks of blood matching his DNA were discovered on the knickers and jeans Ms Skipper was wearing on the night she died.
Forensic scientist Zoe Burgess said blood matching Jonathon Charlton's DNA profile was found on a lock knife handle.
He also questioned him about blood matching Mr Monteith's which was later found on Keogh's watch.
BLOOD matching the DNA profile of Moira Jones was found on the jacket of her alleged killer, a court heard.
Within the cortege there is a six-strong medical team armed with first aid equipment and supplies of AB blood matching the president's group.
They scraped black paint off the barrels and found traces of blood matching the DNA profile of Peter Dixon with a probability of one in a billion.
A watch with blood matching Mr Monteith's was found at Keogh's home when he was arrested in November 2008, the court has been told.