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insider trading

Financial services; Stocks & securities

The trading of a corporation's stock or other securities by individuals with access to non-public information about the company. This may be legal, if done in a way that does not take advantage of ...

derivative

Financial services; Stocks & securities

A security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties. Its value is determined by fluctuations ...

swap

Financial services; Stocks & securities

A financial derivative in which counterparties exchange certain benefits of financial instruments, such as assets, cash flows, investments, liabilities or payments. The most common types of swap are ...

option

Financial services; Stocks & securities

A financial derivative that represents a contract sold by one party (option writer) to another party (option holder). The contract offers the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy (call) or ...

call option

Financial services; Stocks & securities

An agreement that gives an investor the right (but not the obligation) to buy a stock, bond, commodity, or other instrument at a specified price within a specific time period.

employee stock option

Financial services; Stocks & securities

An employee stock option is a call option on the common stock of a company, issued as a form of non-cash compensation.

warrant

Financial services; Stocks & securities

In finance, a warrant is a security that entitles the holder to buy the underlying stock of the issuing company at a fixed exercise price until the expiry date.

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