S

Science / Tides and Currents / S: Rate of change (as of January 1, 1900) in mean longitude of Moon. S = 0.549,016,53° per solar hour.

Offshore Fund

Business / Taxes / Offshore Fund: An offshore fund is a mutual fund that’s sponsored by a financial institution that’s based outside the United States. Unless the fund meets all of the regulatory requirements imposed on domestical MORE

Options Chain

Business / Taxes / Options Chain: Options chains are charts showing all the options currently available on a particular underlying instrument. A chain, also called an options string, provides the latest price quotes for all of those c MORE

Options Class

Business / Taxes / Options Class: An options class includes all the calls or all the puts on a single underlying instrument that share some of the same terms, such as contract size and exercise style. For example, in the case of liste MORE

SPX

Business / Finance / SPX: A trust in which the trustee decides how to distribute trust income among a group of designated people. MORE

SS1

Business / Finance / SS1: Period when stocks or commodities futures increase in price and investors who have sold short must cover their short positions to prevent loss of large amounts of money. MORE

Debt Security

Business / Taxes / Debt Security: Debt securities are interest-paying bonds, notes, bills, or money market instruments that are issued by governments or corporations. Some debt securities pay a fixed rate of interest over a fixed time MORE

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