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Synonyms for ABS

any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances

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This risk retention may occur directly as a result of recourse provisions or, indirectly, as a result of retaining a subordinated class of an asset-backed security or by some other means.
The risk weights assigned to an asset-backed security depend on the issuer and whether the assets that constitute the collateral pool are mortgage related, for example, residential mortgages or pass-through securities.
Banking organizations that issue standby letters of credit as credit enhancements for asset-backed security issues must hold capital against these contingent liabilities under the risk-based capital guidelines.
The Federal Reserve Board will continue to review new asset-backed security structures as they develop to assess the associated risks to banking organizations and the financial system and to factor these developments into its supervisory process.
A CBO is an asset-backed security (ABS) backed by a portfolio of bonds.