ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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BULLET is 1) A security with only one final maturity payment. 2) A fixed income investment strategy where securities of a single maturity (rather than barbelled or laddered maturities) are purchased.
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CONVENTION is an agreement, principle or statement expressed or implied that is used to solve given types of problems. Conventions allow a standardized approach to problem solving and behavior in certain situations. For example, placing debits on the right and credits on the left of an account is termed an accounting convention.
EATING STOCK is when an underwriter can't find buyers for a stock and therefore has to buy them for his own account.