OPERATING INCOME Definition

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OPERATING INCOME is revenue less cost of goods sold and related operating expenses that are applied to the day-to-day operating activities of the company. It excludes financial related items (i.e., interest income, dividend income, and interest expense), extraordinary items, and taxes.

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CREDIT RISK is the risk of loss from an unfulfilled payment or delivery, i.e. the possibility that a borrower will default on any monies that are owed.

PUT OPTION is the right but not the obligation to sell an underlying at a particular price (strike price) on or before the expiration date of the contract. Alternatively, a short forward position with an upside insurance policy.

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