Dollar Roll

Business / Finance / Dollar Roll: The return realized on a portfolio for any evaluation period, including (1) the change in market value of the portfolio and (2) any distributions made from the portfolio during that period.

Other Words for Roll

Roll Verb Synonyms: undulate, billow, rise and fall
Roll Adjective Synonyms: rotate, cycle, turn (over (and over)), wheel, trundle, revolve, go (a)round, orbit, tumble, somersault or somerset or summersault or summerset
Roll Noun Synonyms: pass, go, flow, slip, flit, glide, slide, move (on), expire, elapse, disappear, vanish, evaporate

Roll Over Mortgage

Business / Debt / Roll Over Mortgage: Mortgage for which the unpaid balance is refinanced every few years at then-current rates is a roll over mortgage. This is good for the borrower and bad for the lender if interest rates are falling, a MORE

Roll Roofing

Business / Construction / Roll Roofing: Asphalt roofing products manufactured in roll form. 36-inch wide rolls with and 108 square feet of material. Weights are generally 45 to 90 pounds per roll. MORE

Roll Over

Business / Finance / Roll Over: To reinvest funds received from a maturing security in a new issue of the same or a similar security. MORE

Roll Out

Entertainment / Bowling / Roll Out: A ball that loses its side rotation before hitting the pins; the hook action stops at that point and the ball straightens out; generally undesirable; see also hookout and hook and set. MORE

Roll Off

Technology / Home Audio / Roll Off: A graduated reduction in the strength of audio output above and below certain specified frequencies. (See Crossover) MORE

Roll Order

Business / Finance / Roll Order: (1) Dividend roll; (2) Replacement of a maturing position with an identical one in the new maturity; (3) Recognizition of capital gain or loss while reestablishing the position at the risk of the mark MORE