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Ownership of a corporation indicated by shares, which represent a piece of the corporation's assets and earnings.

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Longevity Swap

A longevity swap is a derivative contract that offsets insurance companies' or pension funds' risks of their policyholders living longer than expected. Longevity swap is an insurance program for the... Read More

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