Archive for the 'H Glossary' Category

Hybrid security

Hybrid security

Hybrid security

A convertible security whose optioned common stock is trading in a middle range, causing the convertible security to trade with the characteristics of both a fixed-income security and a common stock instrument.



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Hybrid

Hybrid

Hybrid

A package containing two or more different kinds of risk management instruments that are usually interactive.



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Hurdle rate

Hurdle rate

Hurdle rate

The required return in capital budgeting.



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Human capital

Human capital

Human capital

The unique capabilities and expertise of individuals.



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Hubris

Hubris

Hubris

An arrogance due to excessive pride and an insolence toward others.



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Hot money

Hot money

Hot money

Money that moves across country borders in response to interest rate differences and that moves away when the interest rate differential disappears.



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Host security

Host security

Host security

The security to which a warrant is attached.



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Horizontal spread

Horizontal spread

Horizontal spread

The simultaneous purchase and sale of two options that differ only in their exercise date.



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Horizontal merger

Horizontal merger

Horizontal merger

A merger involving two or more firms in the same industry that are both at the same stage in the production cycle; that is two or more competitors.



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Horizontal analysis

Horizontal analysis

Horizontal analysis

The process of dividing each expense item of a given year by the same expense item in the base year. This allows for the exploration of changes in the relative importance of expense items over time and the behavior of expense items as sales change.



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