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1. Bond Buyer 11

2. Basic Research

3. Bed-days

4. Bear trap

5. Bank Investment Contract

6. bimetallic strip

7. Biocycle

8. Beneish model

9. Balances, Survey

10. BPAI

11. buy break

12. BHR

13. Bullet Portfolio

14. broad form hold harmless clause

15. Bailiff

16. brick

17. bonding wire

18. bring in

19. Bimonthly mortgage

20. Balance Due

21. Boolean

22. B-share Variable Annuity

23. bilateral listing

24. banks for cooperatives

25. built-up roof

26. budget constraint

27. bypass door

28. Back-to-back financing

29. Bond crowd

30. Binary option

31. Buy-back Agreement

32. Base Area (in Agriculture)

33. bar clamp

34. bond coat

35. BT

36. Bombay Stock Echange (BSE)

37. Blast Furnace Gas

38. bevel joint

39. Benefit Of Counsel

40. Before-tax contributions

41. beneficial occupier

42. Bump-up CD

43. bear straddle

44. Biological Waste

45. bear flattener

46. Bondholder

47. buck the trend

48. best effort

49. budget variance

50. Beta Coefficient

51. Bubble theory

52. Bifurcate

53. Budgeted Costs

54. Blitzkrieg tender offer

55. Brand

56. bisect

57. back band

58. Bid price>

59. Bloomberg terminal

60. base flashing

61. blanket additional insured endorsement

62. blemish

63. blackboard trading

64. Build Own Transfer

65. Bremen Stock Exchange

66. Baby Berkshire

67. builders risk policy

68. Branch Office Manager

69. broker-reseller

70. bad faith

71. boulevard

72. Building - UN

73. bodily injury coverage

74. Bermudan option

75. Blemished borrowers

76. bidding requirements

77. BTU

78. brick ledge

79. bearing

80. blended loan

81. borderline case

82. Black Tuesday

83. burn and churn

84. BEACON

85. burning cost

86. Blocked currency

87. bondised

88. blocked account

89. BCD

90. balancing by dampers

91. barrel bolt

92. Biological Diversity

93. biotechnology industry ETF

94. book cost

95. Bretton Woods agreement

96. Backhaul

97. black cherry

98. book inventory

99. balsa

100. box beam

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Inflation-adjusted Principal

Categories: Bonds and Treasuries,

The net worth of a principal amount used to buy inflation-adjusted securities, taking into account any inflation that takes place till the maturity date. The new value of the principal is derived by multiplying the original principal amount by the inflation index ratio.P(adj) = P(ori) x ( CPI(cur) / CPI(ref) )Where, P(adj) = the net worth of the principal value after inflation adjustment; P(ori) = the original amount of principal used to buy the security ; CPI(ref) = the inflation level at the time the bond is first issued (usually taken from 3 months before the bond is issued) ; CPI(cur) = the inflation level at the current period of the bond maturityFor example, an investor buys a $2,000 Treasury inflation-adjusted bond in June. The CPI reference rate is taken from March's CPI (three months earlier), which is, for example, 100. Six months later, inflation has risen 1% and the current CPI is now 101. This will yield an inflation index ratio of 101/100, or 1.01. At the end of six months, the bond's adjusted principal is now worth $2,020, or 2,000 x 1.01.

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