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Financial terms starting with "Y"

1. Yield On Cost - YOC

2. Yield to maturity (YTM)

3. yield curve risk

4. yield maintenance premium

5. yield elbow

6. Yankee market

7. Yankee bonds

8. yupcap

9. Yield to call

10. Young Index

11. Ytm

12. Yeoman

13. Youngstown Steel V. Sawyer (1952)

14. Yearly Rate Of Return Method

15. yarning iron

16. Yield Curve

17. Year-on-year (YoY) Growth Rates

18. Yen bond

19. yearbook

20. Yo-Yo

21. Year's Maximum Pensionable Earnings - YMPE

22. Year-to-date (YTD)

23. Yoy

24. Yale School of Management - Yale SOM

25. Yield to average life

26. Yield Curve Spread

27. Yearly Price Of Protection Method

28. yankee screwdriver

29. yield on invested assets

30. Yacht Insurance

31. yoke vent

32. Year-end dividend

33. yard lumber

34. Yield ratio

35. yield maintenance

36. Yield Basis

37. yen carry trade

38. Yield Pickup

39. Yugen Kaisha - YK

40. Yield curve option-pricing models

41. Yuppie

42. Yellow Sheets

43. Yield-Spread premium.

44. Youth Measures (of Labour Market Programmes)

45. Yuv

46. YU

47. York Antwerp Rules

48. Yield To Maturity - YTM

49. Yearly Renewable Term - YRT

50. yield capitalization

51. Yellow Book

52. Yankee Certificate Of Deposit

53. Yield spread strategies

54. Yield to worst

55. Y shares

56. Yield differential/pickup

57. Yield to warrant expiration

58. Youth Court

59. Year-on-year Changes

60. Young And Wealthy But Normal - YAWN

61. YER

62. yield rate

63. year 2000 (Y2K) exclusion

64. Yemeni Rial - YER

65. y-fitting

66. year end

67. Yield curve strategies

68. yoke vise

69. Youthful Offender

70. Yield equivalence

71. year's maximum pensionable earnings (YMPE)

72. yardstick

73. yield tilt index fund

74. year to year tenancy

75. Yield Beta

76. Yield From Issue Date

77. Yield

78. yellow knight

79. Yarnstorming

80. year-end price

81. year-over-year

82. Yonder 40 Index - Yonder 40

83. yard of concrete

84. Yield-Spread premium abuse

85. Yield to maturity

86. Yield on Invested Assets (IRIS)

87. Yo-yo stock

88. Yield Variance

89. Year-to-date Data

90. Y2K

91. Yield curb

92. Yankee bond

93. Yemeni Rial

94. Yard

95. YE

96. YEM

97. Year Of Construction Of Vessel (for Inland Waterways Transport)

98. YTD

99. Year-To-Date

100. Yearly Probability Of Dying

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Call Option

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Buying a call option gives you, as owner, the right to buy a fixed quantity of the underlying product at a specified price, called the strike price, within a specified time period. For example, you might purchase a call option on 100 shares of a stock if you expect the stock price to increase but prefer not to tie up your investment principal by investing in the stock. If the price of the stock does go up, the call option will increase in value. You might choose to sell your option at a profit or exercise the option and buy the shares at the strike price. But if the stock price at expiration is less than the strike price the option will be worthless. The amount you lose, in that case, is the premium you paid to buy the option plus any brokerage fees. In contrast, you can sell a call option, which is known as writing a call. That gives the buyer the right to buy the underlying investment from you at the strike price before the option expires. If you write a call, you are obliged to sell if the option is exercised and you are assigned to meet the call.

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