Advance Commitment

Business / Finance / Advance Commitment: A promise to sell an asset before the seller has lined up purchase of the asset. This seller can offset risk by purchasing a futures contract to fix the sales price approximately.
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Advance Verb Synonyms: move or put or push or go forward, approach
Advance Noun Synonyms: progress, development, progress, forward movement, improvement, betterment, headway


Business / Finance / Commitment: A firm that buys and sells futures contracts for customer accounts. Related: futures commission merchant, omnibus account. MORE

Commitment Fee

Business / Finance / Commitment Fee: Describes a trader's obligation to accept or make delivery on a futures contract. Related: Open interest. MORE

Firm Commitment Underwriting

Business / Finance / Firm Commitment Underwriting: Refers to an order to buy or sell that can be executed without confirmation for some fixed period. Also, a synonym for company. MORE


Business / Taxes / Advancer: Stocks that have gained, or increased, in value over a particular period are described as advancers. If more stocks advance than decline — or lose value — over the course of a trading day, the fin MORE

Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC)

Technology / Television (TV) / Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC): An acronym for Advanced Television Systems Committee, and the name of the DTV system used by broadcasters in the U.S. In European they use the COFDM standard. A digital tuner made for use in Europe ca MORE

Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA)

Business / Internet Marketing / Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA): The U.S. Department of Defense agency that, in conjunction with leading universities, created arpanet, the precursor of the Internet. MORE