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Cover

The amount above UNITY of a debt service ratio.

Short Cover

The act of buying a security one has previously sold short in order to close a position. In order to make a profit on a short cover, one must buy the security at a price less than the price at which one sold it. It is also simply called a cover.

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see DIVIDEND COVER, INTEREST COVER.
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But David Helm, deputy editor of special sections for Consumer Reports magazine, says extended warranties are almost always a bad deal since most consumers don't have major problems with the product being covered for the period that the warranty is offered.
So, if your home is covered for $100,000, then you can count on an additional $50,000-$70,000 coverage for the items inside.
If you have comprehensive insurance, your vehicle will be covered for damage or destruction.