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Issuer

Issuer

Issuer

An entity that issues a financial asset.



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Issued share capital

Issued share capital

Issued share capital

Total amount of shares that are in issue. Related: outstanding shares.



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Issue

Issue

Issue

A particular financial asset.



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ISMA

ISMA

ISMA

International Security Market Association. ISMA is a Swiss law association located in Zurich that regroups all the participants on the Eurobond primary and secondary markets. Establishes uniform trading procedures in the international bond markets.



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ISDA

ISDA

ISDA

International Swap Dealers Association. Formed in 1985 to promote uniform practices in the writing, trading, and settlement of swaps and other derivatives.



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Irrelevance result

Irrelevance result

Irrelevance result

The Modigliani and Miller theorem that a firm’s capital structure is irrelevant to the firm’s value.



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Irrational call option

Irrational call option

Irrational call option

The implied call imbedded in the MBS. Identified as irrational because the call is sometimes not exercised when it is in the money (interest rates are below the threshold to refinance). Sometimes exercised when not in the money (home sold without regard to the relative level of interest rates).



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IRA Keogh accounts

IRA Keogh accounts

IRA Keogh accounts

Special accounts where you can save and invest, and the taxes are deferred until money is withdrawn. These plans are subject to frequent changes in law with respect to the deductibility of contributions. Withdrawals of tax deferred contributions are taxed as income, including the capital gains from such accounts.



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Involuntary liquidation preference

Involuntary liquidation preference

Involuntary liquidation preference

A premium that must be paid to preferred or preference stockholders if the issuer of the stock is forced into involuntary liquidation.



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Invoice price

Invoice price

Invoice price

The price that the buyer of a futures contract must pay the seller when a Treasury Bond is delivered.



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