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Above Par

What is 'Above Par' A term used to describe the price of a security when it is trading above its face value....

Par Value

DefinitionPar value, in finance and accounting, means stated value or face value. From this come the expressions at par, over par and under par....

Treasury Inflation Protected Securities

Understanding TIPS Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) is a low risk investment which is backed by the U.S government and aims to protect investors...

Day-Count Convention

DefinitionIn finance, a day count convention determines how interest accrues over time for a variety of investments, including bonds, notes, loans, mortgages, medium-term notes,...

U.S. Savings Bonds

DefinitionU.S. savings bonds are debt securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to help pay for the U.S. government's borrowing needs. U.S....

Callable Certificate Of Deposit

What is 'Callable Certificate Of Deposit' An FDIC insured certificate of deposit (CD) that contains a call feature similar to other types...

Imputed Interest

What is an 'Imputed Interest' Imputed interest is used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a means of collecting tax revenues...

Targeted Accrual Redemption Note (TARN)

What is a 'Targeted Accrual Redemption Note - TARN' A targeted accrual redemption note (TARN) is an investment vehicle, calculated based on...

Par

What is 'Par' Short for "par value," par can refer to bonds, preferred stock, common stock or currencies, with different meanings depending...

Macaulay Duration

What is The 'Macaulay Duration' The Macaulay duration is the weighted average term to maturity of the cash flows from a bond....

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