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The total value of sales orders waiting to be fulfilled.
To provide last-resort support or security in a securities offering.
A loan where two companies in different countries borrow offsetting amounts in each other’s currency. The purpose of this transaction is to hedge against currency fluctuations.
A debt which is not collectable and therefore worthless to the creditor.
Balance Of Payments (BOP)
A record of all transactions made by one particular country during a certain period of time. It compares the amount of economic activity between a country and all other countries.
Balance Of Trade (BOT)
The largest component of a country’s balance of payments. It is the difference between exports and imports. Debit items include imports, foreign aid, domestic spending abroad and domestic investments abroad. Credit items include exports, foreign spending in the domestic economy, and foreign investments in the domestic economy.
A company’s financial statement. It reports the company’s assets, liabilities, and net worth at a specific time.
A mutual fund that invests its assets in the money market, bonds, preferred stock, and common stock in an attempt to provide both growth and income.
Balanced Investment Strategy
A portfolio allocation and management method aimed at balancing risk and return.
1. A repayment schedule for a bond issue where a large number of the bonds come due at a one time (normally at the final maturity date).2. A final loan payment that is considerably higher than prior payments.
1. 在一次债券发行中，在某一时间（一般于最终到期日）有大量债券到期的还款安排2. 贷款最后一次的偿还金额远高于之前偿还金额
An option for which the notional payments increase significantly after a set threshold is broken.
A French term referring to the selling of insurance through a bank’s established distribution channels.
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
The BIS is an international organization fostering the cooperation of central banks and international financial institutions.
A guarantee from a lending institution that the liabilities of a debtor will be met. In other words, if the debtor fails to settle a debt, the bank will cover it.
A public or private corporation that guarantees deposits up to a specified amount if the bank goes bankrupt.
Bank Investment Contract (BIC)
A security with an interest rate guaranteed by a bank. It provides a specific yield on a portfolio over a specified period.
The rate at which central banks lend funds to national banks.
When numerous bank customers try to withdrawal their bank deposits simultaneously and the bank’s reserves are not sufficient to cover the withdrawals.
When a person or firm is unable to repay debts. Thus, the ownership of the firm’s assets are transferred from the stockholders to the bondholders.
The ever present risk that a firm will be unable to meet its debt obligations. Often referred to as default or insolvency risk.