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pool

noun alliance, amalgamation, bank, cartel, collaboration, collective, collectivism, combination, combination of funds, combine, common fund, common ownership, community of possession, confederacy, consolidation, consortium, cooperation, cosharing, federation, joint concern, joint ownership, joint possession, league, mutual ownership, partnership, syndicate, trust, unification, union
Associated concepts: insolvency pool, involuntary market pool, mortgage pool, stock pool

pool

verb affiliate with, ally, amalgamate, associate, band together, blend, collaborate, combine, confederate, conjoin, connect, consolidate, coordinate, enter into parttership with, federate, involve together, league, merge, mix, share, unify, unite
Associated concepts: pooling of assets
See also: act in concert, associate, combination, combine, concert, consolidation, consortium, contribution, cooperate, federalize, federation, fund, join, league, partnership, syndicate, trust, unite

POOL. A small lake of standing water.
     2. By the grant of a pool, it is said, both the land and water will pass. Co. Litt. 5. Vide Stagnum; Water. Undoubtedly the right to fish, and probably the right to use hydraulic works, will be acquired by such grant. 2 N. Hamps. Rep. 259; An on Wat. Courses, 47; Plowd. 161; Vaugh. 103; Bac. Ab. Grants, H 3; Com. Dig. Grant, E 5; 5 Cowen, 216; Cro. Jac. 150; 1 Lev. 44; Co. Litt. 5.

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The acquisition of one risk pool by another has many implications that the Bureau of Securities is now investigating.
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This approach would assemble and manage risk pools to ensure access, maintain stability, lower costs, and greatly reduce the risk premium deviations in the market.
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The insurer knows that individual members of the group do not join a risk pool primarily to get health insurance, so adverse selection is less likely.
Today, risk pools not only carry out the risk finance role, but also provide many other services, such as training, to eliminate potential risks.
A risk pool can spread the systematic risk of the pool only across its m embership, and thus the pool involves a suboptional sharing of systematic risk.
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