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1. letter security

2. roll down

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4. alternative investments

5. cash flow hedge

6. knock-out option

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8. volatility smile

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11. American-style option

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14. Chicago Mercantile Exchange

15. risk disclosure document

16. London Commodity Exchange (LCE)

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60. amortized value

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65. option-adjusted yield

66. synthetic long stock

67. closing transaction

68. average option

69. Oslo Bors (OSE)

70. long-term equity anticipation security (LEAP)

71. calendar spread

72. lambda

73. volatility skew

74. dividend arbitrage

75. drawn securities

76. front fee

77. New York Stock Exchange

78. limited risk

79. futures option

80. Malaysia Derivatives Exchange (MDEX)

81. Annapurna option

82. currency call option

83. option pool

84. Fungible

85. not rated

86. street book

87. optionee

88. trinomial option-pricing model

89. listed option

90. incentive stock option

91. curvature

92. redeem

93. commodity option

94. double witching hour

95. over the counter derivative

96. trade or fade rule

97. chart

98. value spot

99. CBOE Nasdaq Volatility Index (VXN)

100. down transition probability

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Bankruptcy Proceedings

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Legal proceedings covered by bankruptcy code. The proceedings could result in liquidation or reorganization of the firm.

The bankruptcy procedure is: a) filing a petition (voluntary or involuntary) to declare a debtor person or business bankrupt, or, under chapter 11 or 13, to allow reorganization or refinancing under a plan to meet the debts of the party unable to meet his/her/its obligations. This petition is supposed to include a schedule of debts, assets and income potential. b) A hearing called "first meeting of creditors" with notice to all known creditors. This is usually brief and the judge assignes the matter to a professional trustee. c) Later the trustee reports and there is a determination of what debts are dischargeable, what assets are exempt, and what payments are possible. d) If there are assets available then the creditors are requested in writing to file a "creditor's claim." e) There may be other hearings, reports, proposals, hearings on claims of fraudulent debts, petitions for removing the stay on foreclosures and other matters. f) The final step is a hearing on discharge of the bankrupt, which wipes out unsecured debts (or a pro rata share of them).

Under chapter 11 and 13 proceedings, the process will be more drawn out and can go on for years as plans are proposed, possibilities of refinancing are considered and, in effect, the debtor tries either to legitimately get out from under his/her/its financial woes or delay while current profits are made and prayers for economic salvation are made.

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