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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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Pooler were over again on the stroke of half time through flanker Rob Nash after another forwards drive.
Pooler said, "Farmworkers' children aren't interested in farm work.
P Pts 13 64 13 50 13 44 13 42 13 41 12 38 12 37 12 35 13 23 13 22 13 18 13 11 13 10 12 10 And the North Wales side fell further behind when Pooler second row Ryan Thomas gathered and scored out wide after the hosts' fly-half Sam Mills made a neat chip across field to the left corner.
What happens after those 10 years is what has Pooler and others concerned, however.
Llanelli claimed the bonus point with a kick-and-chase try from fullback Justin James before Pooler got a fine try through wing Rory Budina and a Hancock penalty.
In column (2), we add group-level random effects which increases the standard error on the pooler point estimate to the point where the coefficient is no longer significantly different from zero.
Where was this Ben Pooler back in April when the vengeful idea to recall a 12-year commissioner for "doing what he thought was right" suddenly became good enough to put into action?
"However, rather than attempting to stigmatise tax planning, he would do well to consider the alternative: a drastic simplification of the tax regime," charged Mr Pooler.
headquarters in Pooler, Ga., has acquired land in Pudong, an area south of Shanghai, which will become the company's Chinese manufacturing headquarters.
First division Pooler have been out of the big time for seven years since they were relegated, but they showed they have finally roused themselves by devouring Swansea in the last round in a match that did more to undermine the Gang of Six than a thousand special general meetings.
Geographer James Pooler of the University of Saskatchewan believes that hierarchies have a significant impact on our institutions and cities.