PASS-THROUGH is a mortgage or asset-backed security for which the payments on the underlying debt are passed from the debtor through the servicing agent (who receives a fee) to the security holder.
DOUBTFUL DEBT is a debt where circumstances have rendered its ultimate recovery uncertain. Conservatism requires that doubtful debts should be treated in the same way as bad debts. They should thus be recorded as an expense in the profit and loss account and to be credited to a provision to set off against ultimate default if it occurs.
CABLE is the London dollar/sterling foreign exchange market - now outdated but still used by insiders.
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