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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

Years Certain Annuity

Years Certain Annuity What is 'Years Certain Annuity' An insurance product that pays the holder a monthly income for a specified number of years. A years certain annuity is similar to othe

Hard Call Protection

Hard Call Protection What is 'Hard Call Protection' The period in the life of a callable bond during which the issuing company is not permitted to redeem the bond. Hard call bonds have thi

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

Implied Contract

DefinitionA quasi-contract is a fictional contract recognised by a court. The notion of a quasi-contract can be traced to Roman law and is still a concept used in some modern legal systems.

Intrinsic Value

Intrinsic Value In the market of finance, the term intrinsic value can have two distinct meanings: Intrinsic value, is the difference between the strike price of the option and the underlyi

Illiquid Option

Illiquid Option What is 'Illiquid Option' An option contract that cannot be sold for cash quickly at the prevailing market price. Illiquid options have very low or no open interest. Expl

Implied Call

Implied Call What is 'Implied Call' A right given to mortgage borrowers that allows them to call or pay-back a loan at any time. The call is implied, as it is included in most mortgages un

Implied Volatility (IV)

Implied Volatility (IV) What is 'Implied Volatility - IV' Implied volatility is the estimated volatility of a security's price. In general, implied volatility increases when the market is

Incentive Stock Option (ISO)

Incentive Stock Option (ISO) What is an 'Incentive Stock Option - ISO' An incentive stock option (ISO) is a type of employee stock option with a tax benefit, when you exercise, of not havi
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