Bump-up CD

Definition:

A certificate of deposit granting the owner the right to increase its yield one time for the remaining term of the CD. The power is exercised by the owner in the event of an interest rate hike.

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Shakeout

A dramatic change in market conditions that forces speculators to sell their positions, often at a loss.

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