ALLOWANCE FOR SAMPLING RISK Definition

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ALLOWANCE FOR SAMPLING RISK is the difference between a sample estimate and the projected population characteristic at a specified sampling risk. This allowance
is also the difference between the expected error rate and the tolerable
deviation rate.

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STRAPS is Stated Term Rate Auction Preferred Stock; issues having a fixed dividend rate, usually for three to five years. After this period, the security becomes an auction-rate preferred and the holder can sell the stock at par on the date of the first auction. STRAPs trade like and are com­pared to a short-term sinking fund preferred stock.

SERVICE INVOICE is an invoice associated with non-professional services, e.g. janitorial, consulting or architectural. See PROFESSIONAL INVOICE and PRODUCT INVOICE.

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