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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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Subcluster I (GB-SB-21(D), GB-SB-06(D), GB-SB-24(D), GB-SB-37(D), GB-SB-17(D) and GB-SB-09(D)) was the most divergent from the other clusters, as those accessions showed a broad effect of the gene pool, as shown in the bar plot.
This is determined by many factors--population numbers, whether or not there are viable gene pools, how quotas are set, and whether there is effective law enforcement and regulation to ensure that quotas are not exceeded, to name a few.
We have studied the relation between East Eurasian and West Eurasian lines in the gene pool of the Kazakhs using the data on polymorphism HVSI of mtDNA (frequencies of haplogroups).
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That means as the number of panthers dwindled, so did their gene pool (total collection of genes, or units of hereditary material, in a species).
Other researchers are studying how the genes for left-handedness and longevity have moved through the Utah gene pool.
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NEIL Herron's insulting comment that North-East politicians come from a sub-standard gene pool seems to be something of an "own goal".
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