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Financial terms in "Statistics and Risk Management"

1. regression analysis

2. Risk factor

3. Risk premium

4. CBO

5. Loss Control

6. risk capital

7. normal distribution

8. financial risk

9. market risk premium

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15. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

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30. statistic

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35. dispersion

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40. Real option

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43. Coefficient of Variation

44. kitchen sink bond

45. market risk

46. serial correlation

47. Federal National Mortgage Association

48. Counterparty risk

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51. comparative credit analysis

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60. Monte Carlo simulation

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71. Entropy

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83. Factor analysis

84. collar

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86. currency risk

87. hedge fund

88. Ranking

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90. Dependent variable

91. Lombard loan

92. Freddie Mac

93. overnight rate

94. Macaulay duration

95. median

96. stratified sampling

97. Skewness

98. interpolation

99. Range

100. currency hedging

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Hybrid Mortgage

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Sometimes called an intermediate ARM, a fixed-period ARM, or a multiyear mortgage, a hybrid mortgage combines aspects of fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages.The initial rate is fixed for a specific period - usually three, five, seven, or ten years - and then is adjusted to market rates. The adjustment may be a one-time change, or more typically, it changes regularly over the balance of the loan term, usually once a year. In many cases, the interest rate changes on a hybrid mortgage are capped, which can help protect you if market rates rise sharply.One advantage of the hybrid mortgage is that the interest rate for the fixed-rate portion is usually lower than with a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. The lower rate also means it's easier to qualify for a mortgage, since the monthly payment will be lower. And if you move or refinance before the interest rate is adjusted - the typical mortgage lasts only seven years - you don't have to worry about rates going up.However, some hybrid mortgages carry prepayment penalties if you refinance or pay off the loan early. While prepayment penalties are illegal in many states, they are legal in others.

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