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Counterparty risk

The 

Risk

 that the other 

Party

 in an agreement will 

Default

. In an option 

Contract

, the 

Risk

 to the 

Option

 buyer that the 

Writer

 will not 

Buy

 or 

Sell

 the underlying as agreed. In general, 

Counterparty risk

 can be reduced by having an organization with extremely good 

Credit

 act as an intermediary between the two parties.



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Option contract

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Risk

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Sell

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Term

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10-K

,

Above par

,

At par

,

ABC agreement

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Action to quiet title

,

Adhesion contract

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Amortization term

,

A shares

,

Assets under management

,

American option

,

American-style option

,

Asian option

,

At the money

,

Average option

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Adoption credit

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Bank credit

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Below par

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond Buyer

,

Bullet contract

,

Buy

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

,

Business credit

,

Benchmark risk

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Buy-side

,

Beat the gun

,

Contra account

,

Credit order

,

Credit card

,

Credit union

,

Call risk

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion option

,

Credit analyst

,

Credit risk

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Credit balance

,

Credit squeeze

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Contract grades

,

Contract market

,

Contract month

,

Country risk

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Confidentiality agreement

,

Contract

,

Contract for deed

,

Contract sale

,

Cash credit

,

Closed-end credit

,

Commercial credit

,

Consumer credit

,

Credit

,

Credit agency

,

Credit default swap

,

Credit derivative

,

Credit enhancement

,

Credit limit

,

Credit line

,

Credit score

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Close to the money

,

Contract size

,

Counterparty risk

,

Covered option

,

Credit spread

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deferred credit

,

Deposit in transit

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Decreasing term life

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Default

,

Default risk

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Downside risk

,

Embedded option

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

Effective par

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Excluded risk

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Equity option

,

Ex-all

,

Express agreement

,

European-style option

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Earned income tax credit

,

Education credit

,

First In First Out

,

Flight to quality

,

Fictitious credit

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Foreign currency option

,

Forward P/E

,

Futures contract

,

Futures option

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Financial risk

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Far option

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

General Obligation Bond

,

Good delivery

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General account

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Good Til Canceled

,

G-7

,

General Accounting Office

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Good faith

,

General lien

,

General mortgage

,

Good title

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

Hypothecation agreement

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Health Maintenance Organization

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Hope credit

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate risk

,

Intermediate-term

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Impaired credit

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income risk

,

Index option

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Installment sales contract

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Idiosyncratic risk

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint will

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Limited risk

,

Long-term

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Loose credit

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level term insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Legal risk

,

Living will

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Lapsed option

,

Listed option

,

Land contract

,

Lease-purchase agreement

,

Long-term lease

,

Leading the market

,

Lifetime learning credit

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Make a market

,

Margin agreement

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage risk

,

National Credit Union Administration

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

Non-equity option

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

Non-compete agreement

,

Non-disclosure agreement

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Non-revolving credit card

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Naked option

,

Near option

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

No-load stock

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

Other current assets

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Other income

,

Option

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Option income fund

,

Option chain

,

Option contract

,

Option holder

,

Option margin

,

Option pool

,

Option premium

,

Option price

,

Option pricing curve

,

Option series

,

Option spread

,

Option writer

,

Out of the money

,

Occupancy agreement

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Option exchange

,

Par bond

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

P&L

,

Preferred Provider Organization

,

Party

,

Pour-over will

,

Prepayment risk

,

Principal risk

,

Physical option

,

Put option

,

Purchase agreement

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Painting the tape

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Right to Know

,

Regulation Z

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Ratio write

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Repurchase agreement

,

Reverse repurchase agreement

,

Risk capital

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Sell

,

Series EE bond

,

Short-term

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Systemic risk

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Supplemental agreement

,

Secured credit card

,

Selling the spread

,

Single option

,

Spread option

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Term CD

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Term insurance

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Third party

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Two-step mortgage

,

Term trust

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

Term sheet

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Underlying debt

,

Unlimited risk

,

Underwriting agreement

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Underlying security

,

Uniform submission agreement

,

Uncovered option

,

Unsystematic risk

,

Unified Tax Credit

,

Variable ratio write

,

Write down

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

World Trade Organization

,

Write

,

Writer

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares


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