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Cluster analysis

A statistical technique that identifies clusters of stocks whose returns are highly correlated
within each cluster and relatively uncorrelated between clusters. Cluster analysis has identified groupings
such as growth, cyclical, stable and energy stocks.


Drop, the

With the dollar roll transaction the difference between the sale price of a mortgage-backed passthrough,
and its re-purchase price on a future date at a predetermined price.


Financial press

That portion of the media devoted to reporting financial news.


Index and Option Market (IOM)

A division of the CME established in 1982 for trading stock index
products and options. Related: Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).


Institutional investors

Organizations that invest, including insurance companies, depository institutions,
pension funds, investment companies, mutual funds, and endowment funds.


Overlay strategy

A strategy of using futures for asset allocation by pension sponsors to avoid disrupting the
activities of money managers.



Z score

Statistical measure that quantifies the distance (measured in standard deviations) a data point is from
the mean of a data set. Separately, z score is the output from a credit-strength test that gauges the likelihood of
bankruptcy.


bond

Security that obligates the issuer to make specified payments
to the bondholder.


Private Saving

That part of disposable income not spent on consumption.


Time Clock

A device used to stamp an employee’s incoming or outgoing time
on either a paper document or an electronic record.


Capital Cost Allowance (CCA)

The annual depreciation expense allowed by the Canadian Income Tax Act.


Financial Trend Analysis

Process of analyzing financial statements of a company for any continuing relationship.


Critical Illness Insurance (Credit Insurance)

Coverage that provides a lump-sum payment should you become seriously ill with a specified illness. The payment is made to your creditors to pay off your debt owing.


Issue

When an item is approved and released for sale, or when a policy or sales contract is accepted.


Term Life

A product that provides life coverage for a specified duration typically not beyond the age of 75.


 

 

 

 

 



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