37 Results for Tag: approach

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

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

Macroprudential Analysis

Macroprudential Analysis What is 'Macroprudential Analysis' A method of economic analysis that evaluates the health, soundness and vulnerabilities of a financial system. Macroprudential an

Manifest Variable

DefinitionIn statistics, observable variable or observable quantity, as opposed to latent variable, is a variable that can be observed and directly measured. Manifest Variable What is 'Mani

Asset Allocation

DefinitionAsset allocation is the rigorous implementation of an investment strategy that attempts to balance risk versus reward by adjusting the percentage of each asset in an investment por

Ability-To-Pay Taxation

Ability-To-Pay Taxation What is 'Ability-To-Pay Taxation' Ability-to-pay taxation is a progressive taxation principle that maintains that taxes should be levied according a taxpayer's abil

Absolute Physical Life

Absolute Physical Life What is 'Absolute Physical Life' The length of time that it takes for an asset takes to become fully depreciated, at which time it provides no additional use. The ab

Abnormal Return

DefinitionIn finance, an abnormal return is the difference between the actual return of a security and the expected return. Abnormal returns are sometimes triggered by "events." Events can i

Sales Comparison Approach (SCA)

Sales Comparison Approach (SCA) What is 'Sales Comparison Approach - SCA' A real estate appraisal method that compares a piece of property to other properties with similar characteristics

Saber Currency

Saber Currency What is 'Saber Currency' A proposed Brazilian currency that would be handed out by the Ministry of Education to 7-year-olds to be redeemed only for university tuition. Saber
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