Business / Real Estate / Contingency: A provision in a contract that requires a certain act to be done or a certain event to occur before the contract becomes binding.

Contingency Order

Business / Finance / Contingency Order: A market condition in which futures prices are higher in the distant delivery months. MORE

Contingency Reinforcement

Science / Psychiatry / Contingency Reinforcement: In operant or instrumental conditioning, ensuring that desired behavior is followed by positive consequences and that undesired behavior is not rewarded. MORE

Contingency Planning

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Contingency Planning: The process of identifying an organization’s critical information systems and business operations and developing and implementing plans to enable those systems and operations to resume following a d MORE

Leg Up

Business / Finance / Leg Up: Used in the context of general equities. (1)Have a portion of the offsetting side of a trade in your pocket (spoken for) so your capital risk in the transaction is reduced. (Purchase of 10,000 of a 50 MORE

Escape Clause

Business / Real Estate / Escape Clause: 1. A contract provision relieving a party of liability for failure to perform, as where a stated contingency does not occur. If such a clause allows the party to cancel the contract for no reason what MORE