LONG-TERM Definition

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LONG-TERM is a long period of time. In securities, for a bond it is 10 or more years or as it relates to a buy and hold investment strategy. In accounting, it is thought of as being in excess of 12 months, e.g. long-term liabilities. See SHORT-TERM.

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TEASER RATE, in lending, is the initial rate set on adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) by the lender to attract prospective borrowers. It is the coupon rate an investor earns in the first year.

TRANSACTION ANALYSIS is coupled with data event analysis. Transaction analysis looks at the data carriers which move data and information around the firm. Some of these transactions may be externally generated and some are internally generated. See DATA EVENT ANALYSIS.

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