GRADUATED PAYMENT MORTGAGE (GPM) ia a mortgage that features negative amortization in which early payments are insufficient to pay the interest due on the outstanding principal. As a result, the unpaid interest is added to the principal, thereby increasing the balance owed. The payments must graduate or increase over time until they can completely amortize the loan's remaining principal balance by its maturity. The number, frequency and rate of increases are specified in the original contract.
CAPITAL REDUCTION means reducing a companys stated capital base.
DISCOUNT PAPER is securities that are issued at a discount and mature at face, or par value. The difference, rather than coupon payments, represents the interest earned at maturity .
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