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Collateralized Mortgage Obligation

collateralized mortgage obligation n

: a bond collateralized by a pool of mortgage obligations or pass-through securities and paid according to the maturity and amortization schedule of its class and not directly from the underlying obligations called also CMO see also remic compare pass-through security at security , tranche



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