Obligations Assimilables Du Tresor
Obligations Assimilables Du Tresor is one of several bond types issued by the French Government. At issue, the maturity date for the bond is at least seven years into the future.
A trading unit comprised of fewer securities than a normal trading unit.
Example: On many exchanges, the normal trading unit for shares is 100 shares. A lot comprised of less than 100 shares is thus an odd lot on those exchanges.
On financial instrument markets, an offer (also known as ask) is the price at which a potential seller is willing to sell.
The opposite of an offer is a bid. The bid is the price at which a potential buyer is willing to buy.
Old Lady Of Threadneedle Street
A nickname (metonym) for the Bank of England, the central bank of the United Kingdom.
Established in 1694, the Bank of England (formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England) has been headquartered in Threadneedle Street since 1734.
One Cancels Other
When two or more orders are entered and the execution of one of them will cancel all the other ones.
An Option Contract (commonly referred to simply as an Option) is a promise which meets the requirements for the formation of a contract while simultaneously limiting the promisor’s power to revoke an offer.
The one granting the option is called optionor or grantor.
The person holding the option is called optionee or beneficiary.
A call option gives the beneficiary a right but not an obligation to buy the specified property from the grantor at the predetermined price on exercise.
A put option gives the beneficiary a right but not an obligation to sell the specified property to the grantor at the predetermined price on exercise.
The price paid when purchasing an Option Contract.
Stock that is largely ignored by analysts is referred to as orphan stock.
Out Of The Money
An option or warrant that currently has a negative intrinsic value is said to be out of the money.
An option that is out of the money can still have a market value above zero since investors can purchase it hoping that the market price of the underlying instrument will change enough before the option expires to turn the option into an in the money option.
Over The Counter Trading
In finance, Over The Counter (OTC) Trading is trading that isn’t carried out at an exchange.