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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

Vanilla Terms


Vanilla terms are the basic terms you get with stocks and bonds. Nothin' fancy; just what you'd expect reading the fine print on your investments.

Because you totally do that.