Definitions for "LADDERING"
Laddering is an investment strategy that calls for establishing a pattern of rolling maturity dates for a portfolio of fixed-income investments, such as intermediate-term bonds or certificates of deposit (CDs). For example, instead of buying one Rs.15,000 CD with a three-year term, you buy three Rs.5,000 CDs maturing one year apart. As each CD comes due, you can reinvest the principal to extend the pattern, use the money for a preplanned purchase, or have it available to take advantage of a new investment opportunity or cover unexpected expenses. And if you ladder, you can avoid having to liquidate a large bond investment if you need just some of the money or reinvest your entire principal at a time when interest rates may be low.
Building a laddered portfolio means that you buy a collection of bonds with different maturities staggered over your investment time frame reducing your portfolio's sensitivity to interest rate risk.
A method of staggering the purchase of certificates or bonds whereby, when the investment matures, the funds can be reinvested in short or long-term investments depending on the current interest rate.
Keywords:  ipo, rung, sake, underwriters, inflates
Technique for driving up the price of shares after the IPO. Essentially, underwriters offer shares at the offering price (which is almost always lower than the initial trading price) in exchange for guarantees from buyers to purchase additional shares at progressively higher prices after the opening. Each higher price, then, forms the next "rung" on the ladder.
This practice artificially inflates the value of stocks. Laddering occurs when underwriters of IPOs obtain commitments from investors to purchase shares again (after they have begun trading publicly) at a specified, higher price.
The promotion of inflated pre-IPO prices for the sake of obtaining a greater allotment of the offering.
A process which allows you to build upon previously earned credits or credentials, either from secondary or post-secondary institutions.
A process which allows students to build upon credits earned in previous secondary or post-secondary study, which smoothes the transition between levels of an educational program.
Building on previously earned credentials. For example, courses taken as part of a certificate can be used towards a diploma, and a diploma or associate degree can make up part of a four-year degree in the same area.
Term used to describe a situation in which each successive nail stands up a little more than the previous one. Usually a result of too little airflow (CFM).
Can be used to trace a person's motivations from the stated instrumental ones to the more terminal ones.