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Financial instruments

Instruments used as performance/risk measures in financial fields.

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Financial instruments

management buy-out funds

Financial services; Financial instruments

Term used for the funds provided to enable operating management and investors of a company to acquire this company or a product line or business. Also known as MBO funds.

venture capital

Financial services; Financial instruments

Money provided by investors to startup firms and small businesses with perceived long-term growth potential. This is a very important source of funding for startups that do not have access to capital ...

price value of a basis point

Financial services; Financial instruments

Price Value of a Basis Point or PVBP is also known as the "value of a basis point" (VBP) or "basis point value" (BPV). A measure used to describe how a basis point change in yield affects the price ...

asian option

Financial services; Financial instruments

An option whose payoff is determined by the average underlying price over some pre-set period of time. Also known as an average option.

annual report

Financial services; Financial instruments

An annual publication that public corporations must provide to shareholders to describe their operations and financial conditions. It chronicles the company's activities over the past year.

shareholder

Financial services; Financial instruments

Any person, company, or other institution that owns at least one share in a company. Shareholders are the owners of a company.

accounting period

Financial services; Financial instruments

The time span in which certain financial events took place, generally a quarter or a year, and reflects all of the financial activity that occurred during that time.

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