Options Terms

  1. Political Futures

  2. Pork Bellies

  3. Portfolio Insurance

  4. Portfolio Margin

  5. Position Limit

  6. Position Trader

  7. Positive Butterfly

  8. Positive Carry

  9. Posted Price

  10. Pre-Arranged Trading

  11. Precious Metals

  12. Prediction Market

  13. Predictive Market

  14. Preference Equity Redemption Cumulative Stock - PERCS

  15. Premium

  16. Premium Income

  17. Premium Put Convertible

  18. Prepayment Risk

  19. Previous Close

  20. Price Basing

  21. Price Channel

  22. Price Discovery

  23. Price Risk

  24. Price Swap Derivative

  25. Price-Based Option

  26. Primary Instrument

  27. Private Banking

  28. Private Currency

  29. Privilege Dealer

  30. Probability Density Function - PDF

  31. Procurement

  32. Protective Put

  33. Proven Reserves

  34. Proxy Statement

  35. Public Elevator

  36. Punter

  37. Purchase And Sale Statement - P&S

  38. Put

  39. Put Calendar

  40. Put On A Call

  41. Put On A Put

  42. Put Option

  43. Put Provision

  44. Put Ratio Backspread

  45. Put Swaption

  46. Put To Seller

  47. Put-Call Parity

  48. Put-Call Ratio

  49. Putable Swap

  50. Quadruple Witching

  51. Qualified Eligible Participant - QEP

  52. Qualifying Disposition

  53. Quantity-Adjusting Option - Quanto Option

  54. Quanto Swap

  55. Rainbow Option

  56. Range Accrual

  57. Range Forward Contract

  58. Rate Anticipation Swap

  59. Rate Of Change

  60. Ratio Call Write

  61. Ratio Spread

  62. Real Asset

  63. Real Option

  64. Rebate

  65. Rebate Barrier Option

  66. Reference Asset

  67. Reference Obligation

  68. Reference Rate

  69. Registered Options Principal - ROP

  70. Registered Options Trader

  71. Registered Principal

  72. Regular-Way Trade - RW

  73. Reload Option

  74. Remuneration

  75. Renewable Energy Certificate - REC

  76. Renewal Option

  77. Repatriation

  78. Reperforming Loan - RPL

  79. Replacement Risk

  80. Replacement Swap

  81. Reporting Level

  82. Reprice

  83. Retail Credit Facility

  84. Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer - RFED

  85. Retender

  86. Reverse Calendar Spread

  87. Reverse Cash-and-Carry-Arbitrage

  88. Reverse Conversion

  89. Reverse Convertible Bond - RCB

  90. Reverse Gold ETF

  91. Reverse Greenshoe Option

  92. Reverse Mortgage

  93. Reverse Swap

  94. REX Agreement

  95. Rho

  96. Riding the Yield Curve

  97. Rig Utilization Rate

  98. Right Of First Offer

  99. Right Of First Refusal

  100. Ring Fence

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