Pyramid scheme

Pyramid scheme

Pyramid scheme

An illegal, fraudulent scheme in which a con artist contrives victims to invest by promising an extraordinary return but simply uses newly invested funds to pay off any investors who insist on terminating their investment.



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Put-call parity relationship

Put-call parity relationship

Put-call parity relationship

The relationship between the price of a put and the price of a call on the same underlying security with the same expiration date, which prevents arbitrage opportunities. Holding the stock and buying a put will deliver the exact payoff as buying one call and investing the present value (PV) of the exercise price. The call value equals C=S+P-PV(k).



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Put swaption

Put swaption

Put swaption

A financial tool in which the buyer has the right, or option, to enter into a swap as a floating-rate payer. The writer of the swaption therefore becomes the floating-rate receiver and fixed-rate payer.



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Put option

Put option

Put option

This security gives investors the right to sell (or put) fixed number of shares at a fixed price within a given time frame. An investor, for example, might wish to have the right to sell shares of a stock at a certain price by a certain time in order to protect, or hedge, an existing investment.



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Put bond

Put bond

Put bond

A bond that the holder may choose either to exchange for par value at some date or to extend for a given number of years.



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Put

Put

Put

An option granting the right to sell the underlying futures contract. Opposite of a call.



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Pure-discount bond

Pure-discount bond

Pure-discount bond

A bond that will make only one payment of principal and interest. Also called a zero-coupon bond or a single-payment bond.



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