ASSET BACKED SECURITY Definition

Bookmark and Share

ASSET BACKED SECURITY is a debt instrument collateralized by credit card receivables, auto loans or other assets and securitized by a bank or financial institution. To reduce the possibility of a disruption in principal and interest payments, the cash flow from these assets is enhanced by a variety of methods including letter of credit support, insurance, overcollateralization and excess interest.

Learn new Accounting Terms

DRAFT, DEMAND OR SIGHT, in import / export, is a draft payable upon presentation to the drawee. It may be used when the exporter wishes to retain control of the shipment for credit or title retention reasons. The buyer must pay the bank before receiving the documents to take custody of the goods. A COD shipment is similar.

ACCOUNTING EVENT is when the assets and liabilities of a business increase/decrease or when there are changes in owners equity.

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

Enter a term, then click the entry you would like to view.