Dogs of the Dow

Definition:

The 10 stocks of the 30 on the Dow Jones Industrial Average with the most depressed prices and consequently the highest yields. The investor buying these stocks speculates that they will bounce back over a one-year period.

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Best-interests-of-creditors test

The requirement that a claim holder voting against a plan of reorganization must receive at least as much as if the debtor were liquidated.

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