Options Terms

  1. Covered Bear

  2. Covered Call

  3. Covered Combination

  4. Covered Straddle

  5. Covered Writer

  6. Cowboy Marketing

  7. Crack

  8. Crack Spread

  9. Credit Default Contract

  10. Credit Derivative

  11. Credit Market

  12. Credit Risk

  13. Credit Spread

  14. Credit Spread Option

  15. Creditor

  16. Crop Year

  17. Cross Hedge

  18. Crude Oil

  19. Crush Spread

  20. Cum Rights

  21. Currency Binary

  22. Currency Certificate

  23. Currency ETF

  24. Currency Futures

  25. Currency Option

  26. Currency Swap

  27. Currency Trading Platform

  28. Currency Trading Software

  29. Currency Union

  30. Currency Warrants

  31. Current Delivery

  32. Current Exposure Method

  33. Customer Type Indicator Codes - CTI

  34. Cylinder

  35. Daily Trading Limit

  36. Dalian Commodities Exchange

  37. Dalian Commodities Exchange - DCE

  38. Date Certain

  39. DAX

  40. De-hedge

  41. Deal Ticket

  42. Dealer Option

  43. Death Put

  44. Debit Spread

  45. Debt For Bond Swap

  46. Deck

  47. Declaration Date

  48. Deep In The Money

  49. Deep Out Of The Money

  50. Default

  51. Deferment Period

  52. Deferred Month

  53. Deferred Option Month

  54. Deferred Payment Option

  55. Deliverable Grades

  56. Delivery

  57. Delivery Date

  58. Delivery Instrument

  59. Delivery Month

  60. Delivery Notice

  61. Delivery Option

  62. Delivery Point

  63. Delivery Price

  64. Delta

  65. Delta Hedging

  66. Delta Neutral

  67. Delta Spread

  68. Deposit

  69. Deposit/Withdrawal At Custodian - DWAC

  70. Derivative

  71. Derivative Product Company - DPC

  72. Derivatives Time Bomb

  73. Derivatives Transaction Execution Facility - DTEF

  74. Diagonal Spread

  75. Differential

  76. Digital Gold Currency - DGC

  77. Digital Option

  78. Discounts For Lack Of Marketability - DLOM

  79. Distressed Borrower

  80. Dividend Arbitrage

  81. Dividend Enhanced Convertible Stock - DECS

  82. Doctor Copper

  83. Dojima Rice Exchange

  84. Domestic Box Office Receipt (DBOR) Futures Contracts

  85. Double Barrier Option

  86. Double Hedging

  87. Double No-Touch Option

  88. Double One-Touch Option

  89. Double Witching

  90. Dow Jones AIG Commodity Index - DJ-AIGCI

  91. Down Round

  92. Down Transition Probability

  93. Down-and-In Option

  94. Down-and-Out Option

  95. Downside Protection

  96. Dual Trading

  97. Duopsony

  98. Dutch Auction

  99. DvegaDtime

  100. e-CBOT

Hot Definitions
  1. National Best Bid and Offer - NBBO

    A term applying to the SEC requirement that brokers must guarantee customers the best available ask price when they buy securities and the best available bid price when they sell securities.
  2. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in the margin account.
  3. Leased Bank Guarantee

    A bank guarantee that is leased to a third party for a specific fee. The issuing bank will conduct due diligence on the creditworthiness of the customer looking to secure a bank guarantee, then lease a guarantee to that customer for a set amount of money and over a set period of time, typically less than two years.
  4. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

    A ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s earnings per share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, as a result of changes in its capital structure. Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
  5. Jeff Bezos

    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant Amazon.com.
  6. Re-fracking

    Re-fracking is the practice of returning to older wells that had been fracked in the recent past to capitalize on newer, more effective extraction technology. Re-fracking can be effective on especially tight oil deposits – where the shale products low yields – to extend their productivity.
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