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Hara-Kiri Swap

Hara-Kiri Swap What is 'Hara-Kiri Swap' An interest rate or cross-currency swap devoid of any profit margin for the originator. The term gets its name from Japanese banks' and securities h

Hard Money

Hard Money What is 'Hard Money' Hard money consists of funding by a government or organization that is repetitive, rather than a one-time grant. Examples include ongoing government daycare

Healthcare Power Of Attorney (HCPA)

Healthcare Power Of Attorney (HCPA) What is 'Healthcare Power Of Attorney - HCPA' A legal form that allows an individual to empower another with decisions regarding his or her healthcare a

Harmonized Sales Tax – HST

DefinitionThe harmonized sales tax is a consumption tax in Canada. It is used in provinces where both the federal goods and services tax and the regional provincial sales tax have been combi

Hazard Insurance

DefinitionHome insurance, also commonly called homeowner's insurance, is a type of property insurance that covers a private residence. It is an insurance policy that combines various persona

Impaired Credit

Impaired Credit What is 'Impaired Credit' A deterioration in the creditworthiness of an individual or entity. This is usually reflected through a lower credit score, in the case of an indi

Yield Burning

DefinitionYield burning is a form of financial fraud involving the United States municipal bond market. Yield Burning What is 'Yield Burning' The illegal practice of underwriters marking u

Incentive Trust

DefinitionIn American estate planning parlance, an incentive trust is a trust designed to encourage or discourage certain behaviors by using distributions of trust income or principal as an

Immediate Or Cancel Order (IOC)

Immediate Or Cancel Order (IOC) What is an 'Immediate Or Cancel Order - IOC' An immediate or cancel order (IOC) is an order to buy or sell a security that must be executed immediately, and

Idle Time

Idle Time What is 'Idle Time' Idle time is unproductive time on the part of employees or machines as a result of factors beyond their control. Idle time is the time associated with waiting
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