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### Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model (HJM Model)

Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model (HJM Model) What is 'Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model - HJM Model' A model that applies forward rates to an existing term structure of interest rates to determine appropr

### Narrow-Based Weighted Average

Narrow-Based Weighted Average What is 'Narrow-Based Weighted Average' An anti-dilution provision used to ensure that investors are not penalized when companies are undergoing additional fi

### Oil Field

DefinitionAn "oil field" or "oilfield" is a region with an abundance of oil wells extracting petroleum from below ground. Because the oil reservoirs typically extend over a large area, possi

### Abacus

Abacus What is 'Abacus' 1. A calculation tool used by sliding counters along rods or grooves, used to perform mathematical functions. In addition to calculating the basic functions of addi

### Accelerated Depreciation

DefinitionAccelerated depreciation refers to any one of several methods by which a company, for 'financial accounting' or tax purposes, depreciates a fixed asset in such a way that the amoun

### Random Variable

Random Variable What is a 'Random Variable' A random variable is a variable whose value is unknown or a function that assigns values to each of an experiment's outcomes. Random variables a

### Saucer

DefinitionA saucer is a type of small dishware. While in the Middle Ages a saucer was used for serving condiments and sauces, currently the term is used to denote a small plate or shallow bo

### Sandbag

Sandbag What does 'Sandbag' mean Sandbag is a tactic used to hide or limit expectations of a company's or individual's strength in order to produce greater than anticipated results. Sandba

### Lapse

Lapse What is a 'Lapse' A lapse is the cessation of a privilege, right or policy due to time or inaction, so a lapse of a privilege due to inaction occurs when the party that is to receive

### Cup and Handle

DefinitionIn the domain of technical analysis of market prices, a cup and handle or cup with handle formation is a chart pattern consisting of a drop in the price and a rise back up to the o
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