Model risk

Definition:

Risk of loss arising from valuing financial instruments with a model that is inaccurate (e.g. makes incorrect underlying assumptions, does not capture all scenarios that could occur in reality, or fails under extreme market conditions). Also known as model uncertainty.

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Public limited partnership

A limited partnership with an unlimited number of partners that is registered with the SEC and is available for public trading by broker/dealers.

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