Foreign Currency Translation

Business / Finance / Foreign Currency Translation: An option that conveys the right (but not the obligation) to buy or sell a specified amount of foreign currency at a specified price within a specified time period.

Other Words for Foreign

Foreign Adjective Synonyms: alien, imported, non-native, overseas, distant, tramontane, transalpine, transatlantic, transpacific

Other Words for Translation

Translation Noun Synonyms: conversion, paraphrase, interpretation, transcription, transliteration, rendering, rendition, metaphrase, gloss, decipherment, decoding
Translation Verb Synonyms: metamorphosis, change, alteration, transmutation, transfiguration, transformation, transmogrification, transubstantiation, conversion

Foreign Exchange Swap

Business / Finance / Foreign Exchange Swap: The risk that a long or short position in a foreign currency might have to be closed out at a loss due to an adverse movement in exchange rates. MORE

Foreign Exchange Risk

Business / Finance / Foreign Exchange Risk: A firm or individual that buys foreign exchange from one party and then sells it to another party. The dealer makes the difference between the buying and selling prices, or the spread. MORE

Foreign Exchange Dealer

Business / Finance / Foreign Exchange Dealer: Various forms of controls imposed by a government on the purchase/sale of foreign currencies by residents or on the purchase/sale of local currency by nonresidents. MORE

Foreign Investment In Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)

Business / Real Estate / Foreign Investment In Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA): Enacted by the United States Congress in 1985, the act requires buyers to withhold estimated taxes equal to 10% of the sale price of a property sold or exchanged by a foreign person. The withholdings MORE

Foreign Market

Business / Finance / Foreign Market: An agreement to exchange stipulated amounts of one currency for another currency at one or more future dates. MORE

Foreign Operations

Science / Geology / Foreign Operations: Activities located outside of the United States, its offshore territorial waters, commonwealth territories, and protectorates. MORE