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Financial terms in "Bonds and Treasuries"

1. rating

2. CCC rating

3. project completion restriction

4. Build America Bonds (BABs)

5. yield burning

6. Debt

7. Intrinsic Value

8. sinking fund call

9. Treasury note

10. protective stop

11. Government Securities Clearing Corporation

12. blanket honesty bond

13. non-investment grade

14. market risk premium

15. MBIA

16. zero-coupon convertible

17. collateral trust certificate

18. inverse floater

19. class

20. call feature

21. convertible subordinate note

22. bond market index

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25. bid bond

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30. AA rating

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34. bear steepener

35. bond price elasticity

36. amortized value

37. amortized bond

38. Yield Curve

39. Systematic risk

40. Bond ETF

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44. equity linked Eurobond

45. interchangeable bond

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48. interest-bearing

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50. minimum yield

51. mortgage revenue bond

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53. absolute priority rule

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57. bond calendar

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60. bond ladders

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63. municipal bond market

64. Dutch Auction

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66. foreign currency convertible bond (FCCB)

67. Association of International Bond Dealers (AIBD)

68. called away

69. Fitch Ratings

70. Australian stock price riskless indexed note (ASPIRIN)

71. mortgage subsidy bond

72. bond index

73. death spiral convertible

74. perpetual warrant

75. MTA Index

76. combination bond

77. muni

78. Return

79. bond market

80. double exempt

81. fixed-income arbitrage

82. surety

83. speculative debt instrument

84. depository trust and clearing corporation

85. triple exemption

86. exempt income

87. municipal convertible

88. capital resource planning

89. advance payment bond

90. green bond

91. Federal Reserve Bank Note

92. stripped yield

93. lost instrument bond

94. Michael Milken

95. blended yield to maturity

96. financial market

97. bond ordinance

98. aggregate risk

99. cushion bond

100. cash plus convertible

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Cash Forward Contract

Categories: Futures,

A cash market transaction in which a seller agrees to deliver a specific cash commodity to a buyer at some point in the future. Unlike futures contracts (which occur through a clearing firm), cash forward contracts are privately negotiated and are not standardized. Further, the two parties must bear each other's credit risk, which is not the case with a futures contract. Also, since the contracts are not exchange traded, there is no marking to market requirement, which allows a buyer to avoid almost all capital outflow initially (though some counterparties might set collateral requirements). Given the lack of standardization in these contracts, there is very little scope for a secondary market in forwards. The price specified in a cash forward contract for a specific commodity. The forward price makes the forward contract have no value when the contract is written. However, if the value of the underlying commodity changes, the value of the forward contract becomes positive or negative, depending on the position held. Forwards are priced in a manner similar to futures. Like in the case of a futures contract, the first step in pricing a forward is to add the spot price to the cost of carry (interest forgone, convenience yield, storage costs and interest/dividend received on the underlying). Unlike a futures contract though, the price may also include a premium for counterparty credit risk, and the fact that there is not daily marking to market process to minimize default risk. If there is no allowance for these credit risks, then the forward price will equal the futures price. also called forward contract.

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