pool

(redirected from swimming pool)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
Sixty-nine people (78%) entered the swimming pool area, and 46 (52%) entered the swimming pool.
Disinfection of swimming pools, therapy pools, and spas or hot tubs with chlorine is expected to kill nonmycobacterial flora and to permit the growth of even the slowly growing mycobacteria in the absence of competitors for nutrients.
"Swimming pools at homes should be fenced to prevent children from entering without adult supervision.
Punjab Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada said that the SBP swimming pool will be first of its kind in the country.
"I got a call from his (Narendra) coach in Sri Lanka on September 5 that he went into swimming pool and couldn't get out.
The leaflet also advises people not to build swimming pools without permission from proper authorities for safety reasons, make sure pools are cleaned regularly and are fully licensed before renting them out.
Of course, the "required permit" entails the issuance of a licence to have a public swimming pool -- which cannot be issued unless the owners have met the exhaustive list of criteria, including a life-guard, and men and women's changing rooms and toilets.
The Swimming Pool Exercise Device allows its users to enjoy an impactful workout in a small amount of pool space.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is replacing the swimming pool's 30-year-old filters with new filters, associated pumps and a new ultra-violet disinfection system.
SOLAR-heated water in a swimming pool will save pounds 1,500 a year in energy costs.
SOARING fuel prices threatened the future of a much-loved community swimming pool.
A CLOSURE-threatened swimming pool was given a stay of execution yesterday.