Depository Preferred

Business / Finance / Depository Preferred: The 1980 federal legislation that ended the regulation of the banking industry.

Preferred Habitat Theory

Business / Finance / Preferred Habitat Theory: A biased expectations theory that believes the term structure reflects the expectation of the future path of interest rates as well as risk premium. The theory rejects the assertion that the risk prem MORE

Preferred Equity Redemption Stock (PERC)

Business / Finance / Preferred Equity Redemption Stock (PERC): Preferred stock that converts automatically into equity at a stated date. A limit is placed on the value of the shares the investor receives. MORE

Preferred Lies

Entertainment / Golf / Preferred Lies: (also 'improved lies, winter rules, bumping it') a local rule under which a player can improve his lie without penalty MORE

Preferred Orientation

Science / Geology / Preferred Orientation: Any deviation from randomness in the distribution of the crystallographic or grain shape axes of minerals of a rock (including flow cleavage and foliation), produced by deformation and non-uniform str MORE

Preferred Provider Arrangement (PPA)

Health / Health Insurance / Preferred Provider Arrangement (PPA): As defined in state laws, a contract between a healthcare insurer and a healthcare provider or group of providers who agree to provide services to persons covered under the contract. Examples include MORE

Preferred Dividend Coverage

Business / Finance / Preferred Dividend Coverage: Net income after interest and taxes (before common stock dividends) divided by preferred stock dividends. MORE

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