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What do you call a group consisting of stocks, etfs, and futures?

In the command line interface to my program, the user can create a basket of stocks, etfs, or futures by saying: basket = stocks basket = etfs basket = futures basket = options But I ...
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What does it mean to 'receive outright'?

What does the following statement mean: "after accounting for levels of market volatility, we favor receiving outright in 6-month forward-starting 2-year swaps."? Specifically, what does "receiving ...
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Standard term for the components of a distribution waterfall?

I'm writing software for calculating distribution waterfalls. When displaying the results of a particular calculation, I want to show amounts that correspond to specific provisions in the relevant LPA....
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A basic question about market jargon

What does it mean by DBR 4s of Jan4, 2037? I know the Jan4, 2037 is the maturity. How about DBR and 4s?
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Risk theory is a part of financial mathematics

In my program on Financial mathematics we studied such topics as pricing, portfolio management, risk theory (probability of ruin of an insurance company) etc. However, now I often see a line between "...
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What does the prefix PX stand for on a Bloomberg Terminal?

Regarding PX_LAST, PX_VOLUME etc... What does the "PX" prefix stand for?