Spread Strategy: The status of an account after a spread order has been carried out.
Bull Spread: A bull spread is an options strategy that you use when you anticipate an increase in the price of the underlying instrument, such as a stock or an index. As in any spread, you purchase one o . . . View Full Definition
Sea-Floor Spreading: The horizontal movement of oceanic crust
Relative Yield Spread: The ratio of the yield spread to the yield level. Used for bonds.
Rate Spread: The difference between the highest and lowest rates that a health plan charges small groups. The NAIC Small Group Model Act limits a plan's allowable rate spread to 2 to 1.
Selling The Spread: A spread whose option to be sold is trading at a higher premium than the option to be bought.
Spread Income: (1) The gap between bid and ask prices of a stock or other security. (2) The simultaneous purchase and sale of separate futures or options contracts for the same commodity for delivery in di . . . View Full Definition
Spread: In the most general sense, a spread is the difference between two similar measures. In the stock market, for example, the spread is the difference between the highest price offered and the l . . . View Full Definition
Randomized Strategy: A strategy of introducing into the decision-making process a chance element that is designed to confound the information content of the decision-maker's observed choices.
Spread (Or Straddle): The purchase of a futures contract of one delivery month against the sale of another futures delivery month of the same commodity: the purchase of one delivery month of one commodity against . . . View Full Definition