ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE Definition

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ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE (ARM) is A mortgage that features predetermined adjustments of the interest rate at regular intervals. An ARM's interest rate is tied to an index outside the control of the lender.

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SUNDRY ACCOUNT is an account where miscellaneous items are recorded, e.g. infrequent transactions involving customers or suppliers that are not tracked in the normal course of business.

FINANCING COST is the difference between the cost of financing the purchase of an asset and the assets cash yield. Positive carry means that the yield earned is greater than the financing cost; negative carry means that the financing cost exceeds the yield earned.

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