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U.S. Treasury Securities Definition:
Interest-bearing obligations if the U.S. government issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a means of borrowing money to meet government expenditures not covered by tax revenues. There are three types of marketable Treasury securities-bills, notes and bonds.
The two-character ISO 3166 country code for UKRAINE.
The ISO 4217 currency code for the Ukraine Hryvnia.
The two-character ISO 3166 country code for UGANDA.
The ISO 4217 currency code for the Uganda Shilling.
Ultra Vires Activities Definition:
Corporate actions and operations that are not sanctioned by corporate charter, sometimes leading to shareholder lawsuits.
Ultra-short-term Bond Fund Definition:
A mutual fund that invests in bonds with very short maturity periods, usually one year or less.
Applies to derivative products. Firm proprietary software that stores, and sends baskets of stock through SEAQ to either the NYSE or the curb for program trading.
The two-character ISO 3166 country code for UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS.
Umbrella Personal Liability Policy Definition:
A liability insurance policy that provides protection against damages not covered by standard liability policies, such as large jury awards in lawsuits.
Umbrella Policy Definition:
Insurance for exports of an exporter whose issuer handles all administrative requirements.
Unless they are designated "GTC" (Good Until Canceled) or "Open," all orders not filled by the end of a trading day are deemed "unable" and void.
Unamortized Bond Discount Definition:
Par value of a bond less the proceeds received from the sale of the bond, less whatever portion has been amortized.
Unbiased Predictor Definition:
A theory that spot prices at some future date will be equal to today's forward rates.
Separation of a multinational firm's transfers of funds into discrete flows for specific purposes. See: Bundling.
Uncollected Funds Definition:
The amount of bank deposits in the form of checks that have not yet been paid by the banks on which the checks are drawn.
Uncollectible Account Definition:
An account which cannot be collected by a company because the customer is not able to pay or is unwilling to pay.
Unconfirmed Letter Of Credit Definition:
A letter of credit which has not been guaranteed or confirmed by any bank other than the bank that opened it. The advising bank merely informs the beneficiary of the letter of credit terms and conditions.