Options Terms

  1. Platinum

  2. Point Balance

  3. Points

  4. Political Futures

  5. Pork Bellies

  6. Portfolio Insurance

  7. Portfolio Margin

  8. Position Limit

  9. Position Trader

  10. Positive Butterfly

  11. Positive Carry

  12. Posted Price

  13. Pre-Arranged Trading

  14. Precious Metals

  15. Prediction Market

  16. Predictive Market

  17. Preference Equity Redemption Cumulative Stock - PERCS

  18. Premium

  19. Premium Income

  20. Premium Put Convertible

  21. Prepayment Risk

  22. Previous Close

  23. Price Basing

  24. Price Channel

  25. Price Discovery

  26. Price Risk

  27. Price Swap Derivative

  28. Price-Based Option

  29. Primary Instrument

  30. Private Banking

  31. Private Currency

  32. Privilege Dealer

  33. Probability Density Function - PDF

  34. Procurement

  35. Protective Put

  36. Proven Reserves

  37. Proxy Statement

  38. Public Elevator

  39. Punter

  40. Purchase And Sale Statement - P&S

  41. Put

  42. Put Calendar

  43. Put On A Call

  44. Put On A Put

  45. Put Option

  46. Put Provision

  47. Put Ratio Backspread

  48. Put Swaption

  49. Put To Seller

  50. Put-Call Parity

  51. Put-Call Ratio

  52. Putable Swap

  53. Quadruple Witching

  54. Qualified Eligible Participant - QEP

  55. Qualifying Disposition

  56. Quantity-Adjusting Option - Quanto Option

  57. Quanto Swap

  58. Rainbow Option

  59. Range Accrual

  60. Range Forward Contract

  61. Rate Anticipation Swap

  62. Rate Of Change

  63. Ratio Call Write

  64. Ratio Spread

  65. Real Asset

  66. Real Option

  67. Rebate

  68. Rebate Barrier Option

  69. Reference Asset

  70. Reference Obligation

  71. Reference Rate

  72. Registered Options Principal - ROP

  73. Registered Options Trader

  74. Registered Principal

  75. Regular-Way Trade - RW

  76. Reload Option

  77. Remuneration

  78. Renewable Energy Certificate - REC

  79. Renewal Option

  80. Repatriation

  81. Reperforming Loan - RPL

  82. Replacement Risk

  83. Replacement Swap

  84. Reporting Level

  85. Reprice

  86. Retail Credit Facility

  87. Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer - RFED

  88. Retender

  89. Reverse Calendar Spread

  90. Reverse Cash-and-Carry-Arbitrage

  91. Reverse Conversion

  92. Reverse Convertible Bond - RCB

  93. Reverse Gold ETF

  94. Reverse Greenshoe Option

  95. Reverse Mortgage

  96. Reverse Swap

  97. REX Agreement

  98. Rho

  99. Riding the Yield Curve

  100. Rig Utilization Rate

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