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Sweetener

An extra incentive to encourage investors to buy a bond or preferred stock. For example, a bond may include a right to buy common stock in the issuer for 10% below its market value. A sweetener is designed to help sell securities. It is also called a kicker, a wrinkle, or bells and whistles.

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House Republican Leader Mike McLane of Powell said in a written statement that "a kicker for Oregon taxpayers is good news.
Table 1, which reports the best and worst kickers from 1994 to 2009, places this result in some perspective.
Garrett Hartley missed all of last season with a hip injury and New Orleans brought in John Kasay to man the position (assuming that kickers are still men).
The model described in the previous paragraphs implies that, when there are two types of kickers and only one type of goalkeeper, and there is incomplete information, then the Bayesian equilibrium of the corresponding incomplete-information game generally implies that one of the kicker's types will choose a pure strategy and the other type will choose a mixed strategy, while the goalkeeper will also choose a mixed strategy (which is the same strategy that he would choose if he were facing the kicker who is playing a mixed strategy).
Stephane Brement, international director, Kickers said: "This is a major milestone in the international roll-out of Kickers that will expand the company's reach in one of the world's most vibrant regions.
The classes are divided into ages, with Little Kicks for children aged 18-27 months, Junior Kickers for toddlers aged two to three and a half, followed by Mighty Kickers for three and a half to five-year-olds and finally Mega Kickers for the five to seven age group.
In almost every case where a field goal is missed or a punt goes astray--unless it is very obvious that the snap was bad, the hold was bad, or somebody missed a block completely--the kicker or punter will have to take the heat.
Either way, Card Kickers make wonderful, interactive and memorable gifts.
But Oregon has a unique requirement, the so-called kicker law: If tax revenues exceed projections that were made at the start of the two-year budget cycle by at least 2 percent, the full amount of the difference is returned to taxpayers.
But don't tell that to New England Surge coach Roy Lucas, whose left-footed kicker, Eric Calderwood, does a lot more than just boot a ball.
Last year, with three kickers that combined for the league's third-worst percentage in converting field goals, the Cowboys just missed the playoffs with a 9-7 record.
There is little written about what kind of workout schedule the kickers should follow.