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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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In sum, what we see in the NFL with respect to the evaluation of kickers is consistent with prior studies of decision-making in basketball and baseball.
Even though kickers tend to even out by the end of a season, some have the ability to give you an occasional jumpstart if they have strong enough legs to deliver long field goals.
By 1974, Kickers was selling in over 70 countries, including many Middle Eastern countries, where the brand remains a popular choice.
In 2007, the last year kicker checks went out, the state spent more than $1 million to process checks and $21 million more in interest to borrow the $1.
So hopefully, in a few years, we''ll be able to say we had a few Newcastle United or Sunderland players through the Little Kickers doors.
This is the ideal situation, but some kickers are farther back than others, so they sometimes have to use a different cue.
Either way, Card Kickers make wonderful, interactive and memorable gifts.
The last big kicker checks came in the 2005-07 biennium, when personal income tax revenues exceeded projections by $1.
Unfortunately, kicking in the Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL) is a little humbling at times since the game isn't designed to favor kickers.
Dallas came to that conclusion this year, after using inexpensive kickers over the past six seasons.
You've got a lot of punters and kickers around the league who played other positions in high school and maybe in college.
Kickers drive coaches nuts under the best of circumstances.