Collateralized Mortgage Obligation (CMO)

Business / Finance / Collateralized Mortgage Obligation (CMO): Investment-grade bonds backed by a collection of junk bonds with different levels of risk, called tiers, that are determined by the quality of junk bond involved. CBOs backed by highly risky junk bonds receive higher interest rates than other CBOs.

Other Words for Obligation

Obligation Noun Synonyms: responsibility, duty, charge, burden, onus, accountability, liability, trust, demand, requirement, compulsion, devoir
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Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS)

Business / Real Estate / Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS): A security guaranteed by pools of mortgages and used to channel funds from securities markets to housing markets. Ginnie Mae has a popular MBS program recognized for its low risk and high yield. The G MORE

Mortgagee

Business / Construction / Mortgagee: The lender who makes the mortgage loan. MORE

Mortgage-Backed Security

Business / Taxes / Mortgage-Backed Security: Mortgage-backed securities are created when the sponsor buys up mortgages from lenders, pools them, and packages them for sale to the public, a process known as securitization. The securities are avai MORE

Mortgage-Backed Securities Clearing Corporation (MBSCC)

Business / Finance / Mortgage-Backed Securities Clearing Corporation (MBSCC): A wholly owned subsidiary of the Midwest Stock Exchange that operates a clearing service for the comparison, netting, and margining of agency-guaranteed MBS transacted for forward delivery. MORE

Mortgage Servicing

Business / Finance / Mortgage Servicing: The collection of monthly payments and penalties, record keeping, payment of insurance and taxes, and possible settlement of default, involved with a mortgage loan. MORE

Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS)

Business / Finance / Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS): Investment instruments backed by a pool of mortgage loans. MORE

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