88 Results for Tag: loss

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

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


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

Hedge Accounting

DefinitionHedge accounting is an accountancy practice. Hedge Accounting What is 'Hedge Accounting' Hedge accounting is a method of accounting where entries for the ownership of a security

Hazard Insurance

DefinitionHome insurance, also commonly called homeowner's insurance, is a type of property insurance that covers a private residence. It is an insurance policy that combines various persona

Harmonic Average

DefinitionIn mathematics, the harmonic mean is one of several kinds of average, and in particular one of the Pythagorean means. Typically, it is appropriate for situations when the average o

Impaired Credit

Impaired Credit What is 'Impaired Credit' A deterioration in the creditworthiness of an individual or entity. This is usually reflected through a lower credit score, in the case of an indi

Impaired Asset

Impaired Asset What is an 'Impaired Asset' An impaired asset is a company's asset that has a market price less than the value listed on the company's balance sheet. Accounts that are likel

If-Converted Method

If-Converted Method What is 'If-Converted Method' A method used to calculate the share impact of convertible securities if they were converted into new shares. Only in-the-money convertibl
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