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Amortization. The gradual elimination of a liability, such as a mortgage, in regular payments over a specified period of time. Such payments must be sufficient to cover both principal and interest.
Arbitrage. Attempting to profit by exploiting price differences of identical or similar financial instruments, on different markets or in different forms. The ideal version is risk less arbitrage.
Asset. Any item of economic value owned by an individual or corporation, especially that which could be converted to cash. Examples are cash, securities, accounts receivable, inventory, office equipment, real estate, a car, and other property.