W-9

Definition:

A form used to certify a shareholder's social security or tax identification number as true and correct, in order to avoid federal tax withholding.

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Wind bond

Wind bond is a type of Catastrophic Bond. The bond's payout is linked to the losses incurred from natural wind-related catastrophes such as hurricane, typoon, or monsoon.

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