Pool

Business / Finance / Pool: In capital budgeting, the concept that investment projects are financed out of a pool of bonds, preferred stock, and common stock, and a weighted-average cost of capital must be used to calculate investment returns. In insurance, a group of insurers who share premiums and losses in order to spread risk. In investments, the combination of funds for the benefit of a common project, or a group of investors who use their combined influence to manipulate prices.

Other Words for Pool

Pool Noun Synonyms: syndicate, trust, group, consortium, cartel, combine
Pool Adjective Synonyms: pond, lake, tarn, mere, lagoon, swimming-pool, leisure pool, wading pool, paddling pool, wading pool, natatorium
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Internal Temporary Pool Employee

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Internal Temporary Pool Employee: A pool of former employees who are called upon and hired to fill temporary staffing needs on an as-needed basis. MORE

Number Pooling

Technology / Cell Phones / Number Pooling: Increasingly popular tactic for conserving phone numbers. Numbers are returned by all carriers to a central authority, which puts them in a pool, from which carriers receive numbers in lots of 1,000, MORE

Spooling

Technology / Computers / Spooling: The process of storing a device (eg: printer) output signal in a queue, while the device can take on other actions. When the device is ready to take on other actions, it will draw from the queue. The MORE

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