FUTURES Definition

Bookmark and Share

FUTURES are contracts to buy or sell specific quantities of a commodity or financial instrument at a specified price with delivery set at a specified time in the future.

Learn new Accounting Terms

INTEREST ONLY (IO),in securities, is the interest only portion of a stripped mortgage-backed security. For IO securities, all of the interest distribution is due to the registered holder based on the current face value of the underlying mort­gage-backed security.

NET PROPERTY, PLANT, and EQUIPMENT is the book value of all buildings, land, furniture, and other physical capital assets that a business has purchased to run its business net of accumulated depreciation.

 

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

Enter a term, then click the entry you would like to view.