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Pool

(pūl),
Eugene H., U.S. surgeon, 1874-1949. See: Pool phenomenon, Pool-Schlesinger sign.

pool

(pūl),
1. A collection of blood or other fluid in any region of the body; pool of blood results from dilation and retardation of the circulation in the capillaries and veins of the region.
2. A combination of resources.
[A.S. pōl]

pool

Medtalk The totality of a substance, material or resource in a 'universe'–eg, metabolic pool, donor pool, gene pool. See Gene pool, High-risk pool, Reinsurance pool, Risk pool, Storage pool, Whirlpool, Zero work pool.

pool

(pūl)
1. A collection of blood or other fluid in any region of the body; pooling of blood results from dilation and retardation of the circulation in the capillaries and veins of the part.
2. A combination of resources.
[A.S. pōl]

pool

(pūl)
Collection of blood or other fluid in any body region; blood pooling results from dilation and retardation of circulation in capillaries and veins of the region.
[A.S. pōl]
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If the IRS or the taxpayer initiates a change from the IPIC pooling method to a different LIFO pooling method, the taxpayer most likely would have to change the number and composition of its LIFO pools.
The rules for LIFO pooling methods other than the IPIC pooling method are very subjective.
Companies will be taking a lot more hits to earnings subsequent to the deal than if pooling were allowed.
mergers employed the pooling method." Thomson Financial Securities Data reported that stock transactions comprised 32 percent of the total in 1999 and 44 percent in 2000.
(FASB's ED reduces the amortization period for goodwill to 20 years.) For many companies the absence of this earnings reduction is the appeal of pooling accounting.
96, Treasury Stock Acquisitions Following Consummation of a Business Combination Accounted for as a Pooling of Interests.
The results showed that pooling can significantly reduce volatility for state-specific insurers by diversifying the geographic component of their catastrophe risk.
Also, the geographic risk pool uses each member's existing capital base more efficiently so no new capital is required to fund pool losses, Considering both the greater capital efficiency and the reduced administrative costs, this type of pooling may cost up to 30% to 40% less than reinsurance under even the most favorable market conditions.
1.472-8(e) (3)(iv) to establish inventory pools according to the 11 general categories of consumer goods described in the "CPI Detailed Report." The IPIC pooling method was expanded by Rev.
Because companies using pooling aren't burdened by goodwill amortization and similar charges, many believe those companies are willing to pay more for targets than those that must use the purchase method.
Following that transaction, which was accounted for using the pooling method, AOL reported a net loss of $71 million.