Interest Rate Futures Contract

Business / Finance / Interest Rate Futures Contract: An interest rate agreement in which payments are made when the reference rate falls below the strike rate. Related: Interest rate cap.

Other Words for Contract

Contract Noun Synonyms: engage, agree, promise, covenant, undertake
Contract Adjective Synonyms: agreement, understanding, deal, bargain, arrangement, pact, commitment, obligation, compact
Contract Verb Synonyms: catch, acquire, get, come down with, develop, become infected with, go down with
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Other Words for Interest

Interest Noun Synonyms: attention, attentiveness, concern, regard, curiosity, scrutiny, notice, engagement
Interest Adjective Synonyms: concern, significance, importance, weight, moment, note, consequence
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Other Words for Rate

Rate Verb Synonyms: measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip
Rate Noun Synonyms: rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure
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Optimal Contract

Business / Finance / Optimal Contract: The contract that balances the three types of agency costs (contracting, monitoring, and misbehavior) against one another to minimize the total cost. MORE

Options Contract

Business / Agriculture / Options Contract: An option contract gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy (call option) or sell (put option) a futures contract at a specific price within a specified period of time, regardless of MORE

Options Contract Multiple

Business / Finance / Options Contract Multiple: A constant, set at $100, that when multiplied by the cash index value gives the dollar value of the stock index underlying an option. That is the dollar value of the underlying stock index = Cash inde MORE

Operating Rate

Business / Finance / Operating Rate: The percentage of total production capacity of a company, industry, or country that is being used. MORE

Open-Market Rates

Business / Finance / Open-Market Rates: Interest rates that are determined in the open market by supply and demand, as opposed to being set by the Federal Reserve Board. MORE

Open Contracts

Business / Finance / Open Contracts: Contracts that have been bought or sold without completion of the transaction by subsequent sale or purchase, or by making or taking actual delivery of the financial instrument or physical commodity. MORE

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