Circus Swap

Business / Finance / Circus Swap: Measures instituted by exchanges to stop trading temporarily when the market has fallen by a certain percentage in a specified period. They are intended to prevent a market free fall by permitting buy and sell orders to rebalance.

Reverse A Swap

Business / Finance / Reverse A Swap: Reswap of bonds to gain the advantage of a yield spread or tax loss and restore a bond portfolio to its position before the original swap. MORE

Sponsorship Swap

Technology / Email / Sponsorship Swap: An agreement between email list owners, publishers or advertisers to sponsor each other's mailings or newsletters for free. See ad swap. MORE

Substitution Swap

Business / Finance / Substitution Swap: A method for hedging price risk that uses debt market instruments, such as interest rate futures, or that involves selling borrowed securities as the primary assets. MORE

Swap

Business / Finance / Swap: Maximum rate of growth a firm can sustain without increasing financial leverage. MORE

Rate Anticipation Swaps

Business / Finance / Rate Anticipation Swaps: An exchange of bonds in a portfolio for new bonds that will achieve the target portfolio duration, given the investor's assumptions about future changes in interest rates. MORE

Put Swaption

Business / Finance / Put Swaption: A financial instrument giving the buyer the right, or option, to enter into a swap as a floating-rate payer. The writer of the swaption therefore becomes the floating-rate receiver/fixed-rate payer. MORE

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