Ex-rights date

Ex-rights date

Ex-rights date

The date on which a share of common stock begins trading ex-rights.

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Ex-rights

Ex-rights

Ex-rights

In connection with a rights offering, shares of stock that are trading without the rights attached.

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Expropriation

Expropriation

Expropriation

The official seizure by a government of private property. Any government has the right to seize such property, according to international law, if prompt and adequate compensation is given.

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Exposure netting

Exposure netting

Exposure netting

Offsetting exposures in one currency with exposures in the same or another currency, where exchange rates are expected to move in such a way that losses or gains on the first exposed position should be offset by gains or losses on the second currency exposure.

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Expiration date

Expiration date

Expiration date

The last day (in the case of American-style) or the only day (in the case of European-style) on which an option may be exercised. For stock options, this date is the Saturday immediately following the 3rd Friday of the expiration month; however, brokerage firms may set an earlier deadline for notification of an option holder’s intention to exercise. If Friday is a holiday, the last trading day will be the preceding Thursday.

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Expiration cycle

Expiration cycle

Expiration cycle

An expiration cycle relates to the dates on which options on a particular security expire. A given option will be placed in 1 of 3 cycles, the January cycle, the February cycle, or the March cycle. At any point in time, an option will have contracts with 4 expiration dates outstanding, 2 in near-term months and 2 in far-term months.

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Expiration

Expiration

Expiration

The time when the option contract ceases to exist (expires).

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Expensed

Expensed

Expensed

Charged to an expense account, fully reducing reported profit of that year, as is appropriate for expenditures for items with useful lives under one year.

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