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The term Pooling is the grouping together of assets, samples, equipment etc. for the purposes of maximising advantage to the users. The term is used in many disciplines.

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Accounting

Pooling-of-interests is a merger-accounting method that was taken out of the market in the United States by the Financial Accounting Standards Board on June 30, 2001. The Financial Accounting Standards Board is a major organization whose primary purpose is to develop Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (US GAAP), similar to what the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) does for local and state governments in the United States. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Biology

Pooling refers to the collection of multiple samples to represent one sample of weighted value.


Equipment

Pooling equipment used to maintain "ready for use" equipment whilest damaged or dirty equipment is repaired and cleaned. When a piece of equipment is no longer suitable for use it is removed from the pool, processed and replaced by an identical piece of equipment from the pool. After processing the now ready equipment is returned to the pool. Scrapping is the process of removing equipment beyong repair from the pool, which decreases the size of the pool. The size of the pool can be expanded by manufacturing new equipment.


Finance

Pooling is the grouping together of assets. Debt instruments with similar characteristics, such as mortgages, can be pooled into a new security, for example:

Asset-backed securities are bonds backed by a pool of financial assets that cannot easily be traded in their existing form. ... A mortgage-backed security (MBS) is similar to a bond whose cash flows are backed by mortgage payments. ... A cash flow collateralized debt obligation, or cash flow CDO, is a structured finance product that typically securitizes a diversified pool of debt assets. ... A Collateralized Mortgage Obligation (CMO) is a type of Mortgage Backed Security, which has been divided up into tranches. ...

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