Expectations Hypothesis Theories

Business / Finance / Expectations Hypothesis Theories: Refers to options that are more complex than simple puts or call options. For example, a Caput is a call option on a put option.

Other Words for Hypothesis

Hypothesis Noun Synonyms: theory, theorem, postulate, premise or premiss, proposition, assumption, supposition, speculation
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Pooh-Pooh Hypothesis

Entertainment / Literature / Pooh-Pooh Hypothesis: In linguistics, the idea that language began as emotional outbursts or surprised exclamations, contrast with the bow-wow theory, the ding-dong theory, and the yo-he-ho theory. MORE

Overreaction Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Overreaction Hypothesis: The supposition that investors overreact to unanticipated news, resulting in exaggerated movements in stock prices followed by corrections. MORE

Out Of Africa Hypothesis

Science / Biology / Out Of Africa Hypothesis: Holds that modern human populations (Homo sapiens) are all derived from a single speciation event that took place in a restricted region in Africa. MORE

Pure Expectations Theory

Business / Finance / Pure Expectations Theory: A theory that asserts that forward rates exclusively represent the expected future rates. In other words, the entire term structure reflects the market's expectations of future short-term rates. For e MORE

Rational Expectations

Business / Finance / Rational Expectations: The idea that people rationally anticipate the future and respond today to what they see ahead. This concept was pioneered by Nobel Laureate, Robert E. Lucas, Jr. MORE

Whorfs Hypothesis

Entertainment / Literature / Whorfs Hypothesis: A proposal that language affects how its speakers perceive and react to the world--and that the limitations of language thus become the limitations of human thought. Although first set forward by amat MORE

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