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Hit - Meaning

A dealer who agrees to sell at the bid price quoted by another dealer is said to "hit" that bid....

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Hubris - Meaning

An arrogance due to excessive pride and an insolence toward others....

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Independent Amount/Initial Margin - Meaning

An additional amount which is paid above the mark-tomarket value of the trade or portfolio. The Independent Amount is required to offset the potential...

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Information Coefficient (IC) - Meaning

The correlation between predicted and actual stock returns, sometimes used to measure the value of a financial analyst. An IC of 1.0 indicates a perfe...

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Initial public offering (IPO) - Meaning

A company's first sale of stock to the public. Securities offered in an IPO are often, but not always, those of young, small companies seeking outside...

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Interest-only strip (IO) - Meaning

A security based solely on the interest payments form a pool of mortgages, Treasury bonds, or other bonds. Once the principal on the mortgages or bond...

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International Depository Receipt (IDR) - Meaning

A receipt issued by a bank as evidence of ownership of one or more shares of the underlying stock of a foreign corporation that the bank holds in trus...

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International Monetary Market (IMM) - Meaning

A division of the CME established in 1972 for trading financial futures. Related: Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)....

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Lifecycle events - Meaning

Post-trade events, such as portfolio compression, Credit Events, Succession Events, maturities, expiries, exercises payment calculations and settlemen...

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MarkitWire? - Meaning

An electronic platform used for affirmation, confirmation and clearing connectivity. Markit Wire allows for Trade Date affirmation and legal confirmat...