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1. UML

2. underwriters knot

3. unit share investment trust

4. understate

5. Unexpected Earnings

6. United States Budget Process

7. underwriting class

8. Up tick

9. Unemployment Benefit

10. Underweight

11. U.s. Department Of Housing And Urban Development

12. undercharge

13. underinsurance

14. Ultimate Sampling Unit

15. unissued capital

16. Union Shop

17. Unofficial Strike

18. Undue Burden

19. undersubscription

20. Unemployed Eurostat

21. underlier

22. Unrealized Profits

23. Usufruct

24. unlevered free cash flow

25. Uptick Rules

26. Uninvested

27. Upset price

28. unlevered cost of capital

29. Upstairs order

30. unreported claims

31. United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)

32. underemployment equilibrium

33. Unlisted Securities Market

34. undercounter

35. Usury laws

36. Unamortized premiums on investments

37. underwriting risk

38. UCITS III

39. underground storage tank

40. Unemployment Insurance

41. Unmatched book

42. UNCCS

43. U.S. Dollar Index - USDX

44. upmarket

45. unrecorded deed

46. unrealized profit

47. uncontrollable

48. Underwriting fee

49. US Treasury

50. Unrelated Business Income

51. Undernourished Persons

52. Umpire Clause

53. Unfavourable Trade Balance

54. unbanked

55. Undersubscribed

56. upstairs trade

57. Underwriting Expenses

58. URL

59. U.S. Savings Bond

60. unit rise

61. undercapitalization

62. Uxor

63. undated

64. Undeposited Funds Account

65. University of Michigan Survey of Consumers

66. Unique Diversification Benefit

67. Underlying Cost

68. Underwritten offering

69. underfloor raceway

70. ultimatum

71. unit cost

72. underrate

73. Unemployment Rate (harmonised) - Eurostat

74. Universal Life Insurance

75. uptrend

76. underfloor wiring system

77. Unearned Premiums

78. Upfront Mortgage Broker (UMB)

79. Up

80. United States Natural Gas Fund

81. unrealised capital gain

82. Unduplicated Total Count Of Graduates

83. Unfunded Public Pension Liabilities

84. uniform business rate

85. Uptick trade

86. Uniform custodial trust act

87. Underwrite

88. uberrimae fidae

89. unauthorized investment

90. utility easement

91. Unleveraged program

92. Unhappy Camper

93. UGX

94. under counter lavatory

95. uniform submission agreement

96. utilization fee

97. urban space

98. usufructuary right

99. Underlying asset

100. unsecured

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Passively Managed

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An index mutual fund or exchange traded fund is described as passively managed because the securities in its portfolio change only when the make-up of the index it tracks is changed. For example, a mutual fund that tracks the Standard & Poor's 500 Index buys and sells only when the S&P index committee announces which companies have been added to and dropped from the index.In contrast, when mutual funds are actively managed, their managers select investments with an eye to enabling the fund to achieve its investment objective and outperform its benchmark index. Their portfolios tend to change more frequently as a result. They also tend to have higher fees.The performance of passively managed indexed investments and their risk profiles tend to correspond closely to the asset class or subclass that the index tracks. They tend to be more popular in bull markets when their returns reflect the market strength and less popular in bear markets when active managers may provide stronger returns.

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