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plain vanilla

[′plān və′nil·ə]
(computer science)

plain vanilla

The bare minimum of functions available in an application or system. Contrast with bells and whistles.
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Further, a plain vanilla ETF rule "would enable the SEC staff to focus efforts on more novel and more difficult ETF exemptive relief applications and timely responses to these requests," the report continues.
The deal between Plain Vanilla and Universal Television (NBC) agreed in 2015 to work together to set up a television game show based on the popular app, which is expected to be premiered in the US market sometime in early 2016, has resulted in the latest transaction to a certain extent.
It goes back to the same theme--today's consumer has moved beyond plain vanilla tastes and that presents us with a tremendous opportunity to further engage our consumer base.
SwapClear, which currently clears trades in contracts across 14 currencies with tenors of up to 50 years, covers 90% of products in the plain vanilla interest rate swap market.
Buying plain vanilla RTS Index ATM puts is a simple and straightforward strategy which can help protect diversified portfolios while retaining the ability to participate in future market growth.
One trader, responsible for plain vanilla futures hedging on European equity market indices, had taken massive fraudulent directional positions in 2007 and 2008 beyond his limited authority," was how Societe Generale explained the massive damage inflicted.
Some were ponytailed hippies, some resembled the Leather Dude in the Village People, a few were just plain vanilla guys who looked like they could have worked in the loan department at Citibank.
From her stories I learned that a plain vanilla life
Some of the time you could get a fixed-rate deal for less than the plain vanilla variety.
But had the bureau taken Samit's fears of mayhem seriously, it could have sought a plain vanilla criminal warrant on Moussaoui based on probable cause.
Variable annuity sales compete with equity-indexed and plain vanilla annuities," Schapiro said.
Banking could not be a more plain vanilla business, so the challenge is really how to be innovative," said NewAlliance's Patterson.