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Embezzlement: Appropriate Fraudulently of a Security to one Own Use.

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Embezzlement: Appropriate fraudulently of a security to one own use.

Bailout: When government or state help companies in crisis

Trust Funds: fund comprised of a variety of assets established by a grantor, intended to provide benefits and financial security to an individual or organization. Mostly parents do it to secure the future of their children.

Offshore: used to describe any item that is based outside of one's national boundaries such as foreign banks, corporations, investments and deposits. The purpose may be tax evasion such as Nike or to enjoy other relaxed regulations.

Moral Hazard: the risk that a party to a transaction has not entered into the contract in good faith, has provided misleading information about its assets or liabilities

Frontrunner: Front-running is when a broker enters into an equity trade with foreknowledge of a transaction that will influence the price of the equity, resulting in an economic gain for the broker.

Hammer: price pattern that occurs when a security trades significantly lower than its opening, but increases later in the day to close either above or near its opening price.

Financial Meltdown: the subprime crisis

Tulip Mania: when people start selling their houses to invest in tulips that have no intrinsic value and that would die in few days and found themselves in few days homeless

Swaps: a contract through which two parties exchange financial instruments

Bubbles: when the price of an assets increase to a very high level to fall down the next day

Collateral Debt Obligation: a set of cash flow generating assets like bonds and loans, pooled together and sold by tranches to investors

Structured Investment Vehicul: The SIV earns profits on the spread between incoming cash flows from long term ABS and short term borrowing. For example, an SIV that borrows money from the money market at 1.8% and invests in a structured finance product with a 2.9% return will earn a profit of 2.9% - 1.8% = 1.1%.

Piggyback Investing: is a situation in which a broker repeats a trade on his own behalf immediately after trading for an investor, because he thinks the investor may have inside information.

Insider Trading: The trading of a public company stocks or other securities by individuals with access to


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