Underwriting Spread: For an insurance company, the difference between the premiums earned and the costs of settling claims.
Underwriting Income: The portion of the gross underwriting spread that compensates the securities firms that underwrite a public offering for their services.
Spread Leg Forward Fold (Upavista Konasana): A seated pose. Sitting, spread the legs as wide as possible. Lower your upper body down until it touches the floor between legs. Arms should be kept straight, close to your ears.
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 Option: Also called margin income, the difference between income and cost. For a depository institution, the difference between the assets it invests in (loans and securities) and the cost of its fu . . . View Full Definition
Spread Order: A position consisting of the purchase of one option and the sale of another option on the same underlying security with a different exercise price and/or expiration date.
Spread Strategy: The status of an account after a spread order has been carried out.
Spread Spectrum: Initially devised for military use, this radio transmission technology spreads information over greater bandwidth than necessary to resist jamming and other interference.
Spread Position: An order listing the series of options that the customer wants to buy and sell and the desired spread between the premiums paid and received for the options.
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
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Chromogenic Materials: Color photographic materials which form dyes during processing.