Structured arbitrage transaction

Definition:

A self-funding, self-hedged series of transactions that usually use mortgage-backed securities (MBS), commercial mortgage backed securities, and collateralized debt obligations as the primary assets.

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Variable cost

A cost that is directly proportional to the volume of output produced. When production is zero, the variable cost is equal to zero.

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