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Hardship Withdrawal

Hardship Withdrawal What is 'Hardship Withdrawal' An emergency withdrawal from a retirement plan that may be subject to certain tax or account penalties. In the United States, funds withdr

Make Whole Call (Provision)

Make Whole Call (Provision) What is a 'Make Whole Call (Provision)' A make whole call provision is a type of call provision on a bond allowing the issuer to pay off remaining debt early. T

Accelerated Depreciation

DefinitionAccelerated depreciation refers to any one of several methods by which a company, for 'financial accounting' or tax purposes, depreciates a fixed asset in such a way that the amoun

Salad Oil Scandal

DefinitionThe Salad Oil Scandal, also referred to as the "Soybean Scandal", was a major corporate scandal in 1963 that ultimately caused over $150 million – approximately $1.1 billion in 2

Callable Swap

Callable Swap What is 'Callable Swap' An exchange of cash flows in which one counterparty makes payments based on a fixed interest rate, the other counterparty makes payments based on a fl

Callable Bond

DefinitionA callable bond is a type of bond that allows the issuer of the bond to retain the privilege of redeeming the bond at some point before the bond reaches its date of maturity. In ot

Callable Security

Callable Security What is 'Callable Security' A security with an embedded call provision that allows the issuer to repurchase or redeem the security by a specified date. Since the holder o

Ponzi Scheme

DefinitionBy definition, a Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment that involves the payment of purported returns to existing investors from funds contributed by new investors. It is an inve

Paris Hilton Stock Index

Paris Hilton Stock Index What is 'Paris Hilton Stock Index' A stock index comprised of companies associated with the socialite Paris Hilton. Some investors conceive her influence on the co

Qualified Distribution

Qualified Distribution What is a 'Qualified Distribution' Distributions made from a Roth IRA that are tax and penalty free. In order to be a qualified distribution, the following two requi
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