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1. Not Guilty

2. National Credit Union Administration

3. non-sag

4. Non Compos Mentis

5. nipple

6. new issue market

7. Negative Inventory 

8. nominee

9. Negative Homeowners Equity

10. Nonmarketed claims

11. notarize

12. Nyme Or Nymex

13. Noninterest Expense

14. National Association of Insurance Commissioners - NAIC

15. No Cost Loan

16. Non-financial And Financial Private Corporations

17. No-arbitrage Bounds

18. notarial

19. net interest margin

20. NIM

21. Newbie

22. National Rail Transport

23. Named perils policy

24. nonexclusive listing

25. New Issue

26. New York Stock Exchange Composite Index

27. New Zealand Superannuation Fund

28. nonliquid asset

29. Number Of Days Of Receivables

30. Net Yield

31. Non-life Insurance Claims

32. New School Leavers (as Captured In Labour Force Surveys)

33. Non-traded Debt

34. Nitrification

35. Natural Losses

36. North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

37. National Securities Clearing Corporation - NSCC

38. Not a name with us

39. NASDAQ Composite Index

40. North American Free Trade Agreement

41. noneconomic damages

42. noon clause

43. net exposed assets

44. National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations (NOLHGA)

45. non-investment-grade CMBS

46. net internal rate of return (net IRR)

47. NPV profile

48. nonforfeiture values

49. negative charge

50. Net Price (in Environmental Accounting)

51. Next-Generation

52. nonprovisional patent application

53. Net Operating Income

54. nominal rate

55. Non-random Sample

56. National Association Of State Boards Of Accountancy - NASBA

57. notice of nonresponsibility

58. Net working capital

59. National Ownership

60. Non-Renewal

61. No-Fault Divorce

62. nipple extractor

63. National Road Transport

64. Net Borrowing

65. Norex

66. non-cash charge

67. Negative Carry Pairs

68. Negative yield curve

69. Notional Principal

70. nonratable elements

71. Nonqualifying stock option

72. Novemtrigintillion

73. nbc

74. Navigable Inland Waterways Network

75. non disturbance clause

76. needle-nose pliers

77. Nominal Default-free Bonds

78. Notifying Bank

79. Nationality (of An Institutional Entity)

80. non-alienation clause

81. Niger Republic Franc

82. Noninterest Income

83. non-resident

84. noncumulative

85. NAICS

86. nail

87. NNP

88. nought

89. Net Lending

90. NUTS

91. name, reservation of

92. Net Effective Income

93. Newly Independent States (NIS)

94. Not Currently Active Population

95. Natural Selection

96. non-price competition

97. Net advantage of refunding

98. national central bank

99. Normal Hours Of Work

100. notes payable

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Convertible Hedge

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When you use a convertible hedge, you buy a convertible bond, which you can exchange under certain circumstances for shares of the company's common stock. At the same time, you sell short the common stock of the same company. As in any hedge, your goal is to make more money on one of the transactions than you lose on the other. For example, if the price of the stock falls, you're in a position to make money on the short sale while at the same time knowing that the convertible bond will continue to be at least as valuable as other bonds the company has issued. On the other hand, if the stock gains value, you hope to be able to realize more profit from either selling the convertible or exchanging it for shares you can sell than it costs you to have borrowed and repaid the shares you sold short.There are no guarantees this strategy or any other hedging strategy will work, especially for an individual investor who faces the challenge of identifying an appropriate security to hedge and the appropriate time to act.

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