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Yield Basis

Yield Basis What is 'Yield Basis' A method of quoting the price of a fixed-income security as a yield percentage, rather than in dollars. This allows bonds with varying characteristics to

Narrow Basis

Narrow Basis What is 'Narrow Basis' A condition found in futures markets in which the spot price of underlying commodities is close to the futures price of the same contract. Explaining

Mortgage Loan

DefinitionA mortgage loan, or simply mortgage, is used either by purchasers of real property to raise funds to buy real estate, or alternatively by existing property owners to raise funds fo

Manual Execution

Manual Execution What is 'Manual Execution' A method of trading with the help of a dealer or broker, versus trading automatically. Manual executions tend to be slower than automatic ones,

Short Selling

DefinitionIn finance, a short sale is the sale of an asset that the seller does not own. The seller effects such a sale by borrowing the asset in order to deliver it to the buyer. Subsequent

Sales Meeting

Sales Meeting What is 'Sales Meeting' A gathering in which a product or service is being discussed, and the benefits are outlined to the potential buyer. The sales meeting is not always a

Backpricing

Backpricing What is 'Backpricing' A pricing method used in specific futures contracts whereby the price of the commodity to be delivered is priced by the purchaser at some future date afte

Back Up

Back Up What is 'Back Up' A back up is a slang term for the movement in spread, price or yield of a security, which makes it more expensive to issue. A back up is characterized by an incre

Cost basis

DefinitionBasis, as used in United States tax law, is the original cost of property, adjusted for factors such as depreciation. When property is sold, the taxpayer pays/ taxes on a capital g

CPI – Consumer Price Index

CPI - Consumer Price Index The consumer price index (CPI) is metric that denotes prices of goods and services including food items, transportation, medical care, and others used by individua
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