Trust

Definition:

A fiduciary relationship calling for a trustee to hold the title to assets for the benefit of the beneficiary. The person creating the trust, who may or may not also be the beneficiary, is called the grantor.

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Expected future return

The return that is expected to be earned on an asset in the future. Also called the expected return.

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