DISTRIBUTIONS Definition

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DISTRIBUTIONS are payments from fund or corporate cash flow. May include dividends from earnings, capital gains from sale of portfolio holdings and return of capital. Fund distributions can be made by check or by investing in additional shares. Funds are required to distribute capital gains (if any) to shareholders at least once per year. Some corporations offer Dividend Reinvestment Plans (D.R.P.).

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OUTTURN is what is produced in a given time period.

LINKED ACCOUNT gives you the flexibility of opening minor or custom account(s) that are linked to your primary account. Transactions between linked accounts are usually controlled through the password of the primary account. Linked accounts are possible through either commercial or consumer accounts, e.g. a consumer may have his/her checking, savings and over-draft protection accounts linked so that transactions can be easily made between them.

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