Troubled assets


In context of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the term “troubled asset” is defined as:
(A) Mortgages, mortgage backed securities, and instruments derived from these that were originated on or before March 14, 2008, and
(B) Any other financial instrument the purchase of which is necessary to promote financial market stability.

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