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Interest rate cap

Definition 1

Provision

 of an 

Adjustable rate

 mortgage limiting how much 

Interest

 rates may increase in a single 

Adjustment

 period.

Definition 2

A options 

Contract

 which puts an upper limit on a floating 

Exchange

 rate. The 

Writer

 of the 

Cap

 has to pay the holder of the 

Cap

 the difference between the 

Floating rate

 and the reference rate when that reference rate is breached. There is a premium to be 

Paid

 by the buyer of such a 

Contract

 in 

Order

 to gain the certainty of a maximum payout.



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Adjustment

,

ACH

,

Adjustable rate

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Buy

,

Breach

,

Cap

,

Contract

,

Exchange

,

Exchange rate

,

Float

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Floating rate

,

FIN

,

Interest

,

Inc.

,

Interest rate

,

Mortgage

,

Order

,

Option

,

Provision

,

Paid

,

Put

,

Single

,

Write

,

Writer


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1035 exchange

,

12b-1 funds

,

Adjustment

,

Average collection period

,

ACH

,

Adjustable rate

,

Availability float

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Adjustable life insurance

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

Adhesion contract

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Adjustment bureau

,

Adjustment date

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Assumable mortgage

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

American option

,

American-style option

,

Asian option

,

At the money

,

Average option

,

Absorption rate

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average up

,

Ad valorem

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Back pay

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Burn rate

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond Buyer

,

Bullet contract

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

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

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Base period

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bailing out

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

Bust-up takeover

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Blackout period

,

Buy-side

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capitalized interest

,

Contra account

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Collection float

,

Compound interest

,

Cap

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Collateralized Mortgage Obligation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion option

,

Conversion premium

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Closed out

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodities Exchange Center

,

Commodity Exchange

,

Contract grades

,

Contract market

,

Contract month

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Chicago Board Options Exchange

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract

,

Contract for deed

,

Contract sale

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Chattel mortgage

,

Commercial mortgage

,

Consumer interest

,

Conventional mortgage

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit limit

,

Crowding out

,

Cure period

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Contract size

,

Covered option

,

Covered put

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Close out

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Debt limit

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Day order

,

Designated Order Turnaround

,

Discretionary order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Distribution period

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Daily trading limit

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Depth of market

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Embedded option

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchange

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange seat

,

Exchange rate

,

Economic growth rate

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange against actuals

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Effective tax rate

,

Equity option

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Equity mortgage

,

Explicit interest

,

Exchange fund

,

Exchange privilege

,

European-style option

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Exercise limit

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Even up

,

Exchange distribution

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Float

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Federal National Mortgage Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign currency option

,

Foreign exchange

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Fluctuation limit

,

Futures contract

,

Futures option

,

Fixed premium

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

First mortgage

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Far option

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free float

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

FIN

,

Government National Mortgage Association

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Grace period

,

General mortgage

,

Growing equity mortgage

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hang Seng Index

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Holding period

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Insurable interest

,

Insurance premium

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Insured mortgage

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Index option

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Installment sales contract

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint mortgage

,

Just title

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Limit price

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Limit down

,

Limit move

,

Limit up

,

Lock-limit

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level premium insurance

,

Letter of comment

,

Lockup period

,

Legal age

,

Lifetime cap

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Lapsed option

,

Listed option

,

Land contract

,

Large cap

,

Leading the market

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Money order

,

Mortgage-backed certificate

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage bond

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Mortgage pool

,

Make a market

,

Margin rate

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

May Day

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Mortgage life insurance

,

Mortgage lien

,

Make whole provision

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage

,

Mortgage banker

,

Mortgage banking

,

Mortgage broker

,

Mortgage debt

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage note

,

Mortgage rate

,

Mortgage REIT

,

Mortgage risk

,

Mortgage servicing

,

Married put

,

Market cap

,

Medium-cap

,

Micro cap

,

Mid cap

,

Mill rate

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

Net interest margin

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

Non-equity option

,

Notice period

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Naked option

,

Naked put

,

Near option

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Normal retirement age

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

Net change

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

Option

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open mortgage

,

Overlying mortgage

,

Option income fund

,

Option chain

,

Option contract

,

Option holder

,

Option margin

,

Option pool

,

Option premium

,

Option price

,

Option pricing curve

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Option series

,

Option spread

,

Options Prices Reporting Authority

,

Option writer

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Option exchange

,

Order book official

,

Order imbalance

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Put bond

,

Put provision

,

Payment for order flow

,

Payout ratio

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Price limit

,

Policy limit

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Premium raid

,

Per stirpes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Provision

,

Package mortgage

,

Paid

,

Paid up

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Prime rate fund

,

Physical option

,

Position limit

,

Premium income

,

Protective put

,

Protective put buying

,

Put

,

Put option

,

Put swaption

,

Put warrant

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Payback period

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Priced out

,

Primary exchange

,

Put/call ratio

,

Quiet period

,

Reports and Records

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Rate covenant

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Residential mortgage

,

Reverse-annuity mortgage

,

Reverse mortgage

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rollover mortgage

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio write

,

Registered options principal

,

Roll up

,

Redemption period

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk premium

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Regional exchange

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Single-entry bookkeeping

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Spot rate

,

Step-up bond

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell the book

,

Significant order

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Split order

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop order

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Single stock futures

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Settlement options

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Second mortgage

,

Security interest

,

Self-amortizing mortgage

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Single-payment loan

,

Start rate

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Single option

,

Spread option

,

Step-up warrant

,

Synthetic put

,

Step-up lease

,

Single-employer plan

,

Single-life annuity

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Small cap

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Single

,

Sin tax

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Stopped out

,

Times interest earned

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Teaser rate

,

Truth in Lending

,

Two-step mortgage

,

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

,

Top out

,

Take a bath

,

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

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unemployment rate

,

Unearned interest

,

Uncovered option

,

Uncovered put

,

Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Variable ratio write

,

Vesting period

,

Write down

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

Waiver of premium

,

Write

,

Writer

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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