to main page

Futures Trading Terms
A B C D E F G H I L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y
selected terms: 173 page 9 of 9

161. Tick The smallest allowable increment of price movement for a futures contract. Also referred to as Minimum Price Fluctuation. =National Futures Association
162. Time Value The amount of money options buyers are willing to pay for an option in anticipation that over time a change in the underlying futures ice will cause the option to increase in value. In More…
163. Uncovered Option A short call or put option position which is not covered by the purchase or sale of the underlying futures contract or physical commodity. Also referred to as a Naked Option. More…
164. Underlying Futures Contract The specific futures contract that the option conveys the right to buy (in case of a call) or sell (in the case of a put). =National Futures Association
165. Variable Limit A price system that allows for larger than normal allowable price movements under certain conditions. In periods of extreme volatility, some exchanges permit trading at price levels that More…
166. Variation Margin Additional margin required to be deposited by a clearing member firm to the clearinghouse during periods of great market volatility or in the case of high-risk accounts. =National More…
167. Volatility A measurement of the change in price over a given time period. =National Futures Association
168. Volume The number of purchases and sales of futures contracts made during a specified period of time, often the total transactions for one trading day. =National Futures Association
169. Warehouse Receipt A document guaranteeing the existence availability of a given quantity and commodity in storage; commonly instrument of transfer of ownership cash and futures transactions. More…
170. Wire House See also: Futures Commission Merchant =National Futures Association
171. Writer See also: Grantor =National Futures Association
172. Yield A measure of the annual return on an investment. =National Futures Association
173. Yield Curve A chart in which yield level is plotted on the vertical axis, and the term to maturity of debt instruments of similar creditworthiness is plotted on the horizontal axis. =National More…

< to main page About | Forex Books | Top 10 | Feedback ^ top of page
Home Investment Dictionary №❶
ForexGlossary.com © 2000-2012 XHTML | CSS ForexBooks