452 Results for Tag: risk

Knowledge Capital

DefinitionKnowledge management is the process of creating, sharing, using and managing the knowledge and information of an organisation. It refers to a multidisciplinary approach to achievin

Key Person Insurance

DefinitionKey person insurance, also commonly called keyman insurance and key man insurance or 'key employee insurance', is an important form of business insurance. There is no legal definit


Kiting What is 'Kiting' Kiting is the act of misrepresenting the value of a financial instrument for the purpose of extending credit obligations or increasing financial leverage. 2. A fr

Key Ratio

Key Ratio What is 'Key Ratio' A mathematical ratio that illustrates and summarizes the current financial condition of a company. Key ratios can be used to easily obtain an idea of a compan

Knock-Out Option

Knock-Out Option What is a 'Knock-Out Option' A knock-out option is an option with a built-in mechanism to expire worthless if a specified price level is exceeded. A knock-out option sets

Klinger Oscillator

Klinger Oscillator What is 'Klinger Oscillator' A technical indicator developed by Stephen Klinger that is used to determine long-term trends of money flow while remaining sensitive enough

Hedge Clause

Hedge Clause What is 'Hedge Clause' A provision included in published financial reports that indemnifies the author, or authors, against any responsibility for any errors, omissions, or ov


Hardening What is 'Hardening' 1. A term used to describe a price of commodity or futures contracts that is gradually stabilizing. 2. A futures market that is slowly advancing in prices.


Kiwi What is 'Kiwi' A slang term for the New Zealand dollar (NZD). It derives its name from New Zealand's national icon - a flightless bird called a kiwi - which is pictured on one side of

Headline Risk

Headline Risk What is 'Headline Risk' The possibility that a news story will adversely affect a stock's price. Headline risk can also impact the performance of the stock market as a whole.
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