Options Terms

  1. Split Close

  2. Spoo

  3. Spot Commodity

  4. Spot Delivery Month

  5. Spot Market

  6. Spot Premium

  7. Spot Price

  8. Spot Trade

  9. Spread

  10. Spread Option

  11. Spreadlock

  12. Spring Loading

  13. Stability And Growth Pact - SGP

  14. Static Spread

  15. Statutory Stock Option

  16. Step Premium

  17. STIR Futures & Options

  18. Stochastic Volatility - SV

  19. Stock Appreciation Right - SAR

  20. Stock Compensation

  21. Stock Option

  22. Stock Replacement Strategy

  23. Stock Swap

  24. Stock-For-Stock

  25. Stockholm Stock Exchange (STO) .ST

  26. STOXX

  27. Straddle

  28. Strangle

  29. Strap

  30. Street Book

  31. Strike Price

  32. Strip

  33. Strong Hands

  34. Structural Change

  35. Structured Funds

  36. Structured Note

  37. Sugar No.11

  38. Suitable (Suitability)

  39. Super Hedging

  40. Swap

  41. Swap Bank

  42. Swap Curve

  43. Swap Rate

  44. Swap Spread

  45. Swap Transferring Risk With Participating Element - STRIPE

  46. Swaption (Swap Option)

  47. Sweet Crude

  48. Swing Option

  49. Switch

  50. Switching

  51. Synthetic

  52. Synthetic Call

  53. Synthetic CDO

  54. Synthetic Dividend

  55. Synthetic Forward Contract

  56. Synthetic Futures Contract

  57. Synthetic Put

  58. T. Boone Pickens

  59. TAPO

  60. Taxable Event

  61. Ted Spread

  62. Temporary Lender

  63. Termination Date

  64. Tertiary Recovery

  65. Theta

  66. Tick Size

  67. Ticker Symbol

  68. Time Decay

  69. Time In Force

  70. Time Value

  71. Time-Varying Volatility

  72. Total Return Swap

  73. Toxic Assets

  74. Trade Date

  75. Trade Or Fade Rule

  76. Trade Signal

  77. Trading Desk

  78. Trading Halt

  79. Transaction

  80. Translation Risk

  81. Treasury Index

  82. Treasury Lock

  83. Treasury Stock Method

  84. Trillion Cubic Feet - Tcf

  85. Trinomial Option Pricing Model

  86. Triple Witching

  87. Troy Ounce

  88. Trust-Owned Life Insurance - TOLI

  89. Tuition Insurance

  90. Tweezer

  91. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HUD

  92. U.S. Dollar Index - USDX

  93. Ultima

  94. Ultra ETF

  95. Unbiased Predictor

  96. Uncovered Interest Arbitrage

  97. Uncovered Option

  98. Underlying

  99. Underlying Asset

  100. Underlying Option Security

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