172 Results for Tag: security

Hard-To-Borrow List

Hard-To-Borrow List What is a Hard-To-Borrow List A hard to borrow list is inventory utilized by brokerages to identify securities that are not available for borrowing for transactions tha

Hard Stop

Hard Stop What is 'Hard Stop' A price level that, if reached, will trigger an order to sell an underlying security. Hard stops are set at a constant price and are inherently good until can


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.

Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA) What is 'Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act - HIPAA' An act created by the U.S Congress in 1996 that amends bot

Hardship Withdrawal

Hardship Withdrawal What is 'Hardship Withdrawal' An emergency withdrawal from a retirement plan that may be subject to certain tax or account penalties. In the United States, funds withdr

Yield To Average Life

Yield To Average Life What is 'Yield To Average Life' The yield on a fixed-income security when the average maturity is substituted for the maturity date of the issue. It is particularly u

Yield Pickup

Yield Pickup What is 'Yield Pickup' The additional interest rate an investor receives when selling a lower-yielding bond in exchange for a higher-yielding bond. The bond with the lower yie

Yield Equivalence

Yield Equivalence What is 'Yield Equivalence' The interest rate on a taxable security that would render a return equivalent to that of a tax-exempt security, and vice versa, calculated as

Yield-Based Option

Yield-Based Option What is 'Yield-Based Option' A type of debt-instrument-based option that derives its value from the difference between the exercise price and the value of the yield of t

Yield Elbow

Yield Elbow What is 'Yield Elbow' The point on the yield curve indicating the year in which the economy's highest interest rates occur. The yield elbow is the peak of the yield curve, sign
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