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Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH) – NYSE Research

About Booz Allen Hamilton Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the U.S. government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, employs more than 23,000 people, and had revenue of $5.76 billion for ...

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Virgin Galactic Now Accepting Bitcoins for Space Travel

Sir Richard Branson announced that his commercial space flight venture Virgin Galactic will accept the currency for space flights. Branson said that one passenger, a female flight attendant from Hawaii, has already purchased a Virgin Galactic ticket using bitcoins and he expects “many more to follow in her footsteps.” Branson ...

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Deutsche (DB), Barclays (BCS), Scotiabank (BNS), HSBC, and SocGen (OTCPK:SCGLY sued over gold price manipulation European Council to meet Thursday about Ukraine April gold up $30.80, or 2.3%, at $1,352.40/oz Gold futures are surging in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine, and that’s giving precious metals miners a big ...

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Z-Bond A CMO tranche that resembles a Zero Coupon Bond and ordinarily has neither the first, nor the last claim on the CMO’s underlying cash flows and asset value. Hence, the Z-Bond has significant Credit Risk and Market Risk . ZENS Zero-coupon exchangeable notes. Equity-linked notes that pay at maturity ...

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Y

Yankee market The U.S. foreign market. The market in the U.S. for securities that non U.S . companies and governments issue. Example: Some shares of Nomura Securities trade in New York in the Yankee market. Yard Definition: One billion units of a currency. Usage: “I’ve got a customer who wants ...

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X

Xerxes The sensitivity of Convexity to a change in yield. The “Convexity” of Modified Duration The third derivative of a financial instrument’s value with respect to its yield. Hedging so that Xerxes equals zero is one step beyond Convexity hedging, which is itself one step beyond matching durations of one’s ...

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W

Warrant An option that a corporation issues, with its own shares as the underlying asset. The crucial implication is that exercise of the option changes the number of claims against the corporation’s assets. Thus, the pricing equations for Call (Put) Warrants and ordinary Call (Put) Options differ by the dilution ...

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V

Value date 1. In the Eurodeposit and FX markets, the delivery date for funds traded. For the spot market it would be the spot date, ordinarily two business days after the transaction. For the forward market it would be a future delivery date. In the bond market (usually), the date ...

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U

U.K. Mips Goldman, Sachs’s variation on its Mips structure, tailored to maximize its advantages for the UK market in ways that the U.S. government wouldn’t allow. Grand Metropolitan Delaware (limited partnership) issued 20 million “preferred securities” paying quarterly dividends at $25, lending the proceeds to Grand Metropolitan plc via a ...

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T

Tailed calendar spread A calendar spread trade involving one long position and one short position of different sizes (in contracts). Tandem spread A spread consisting of calendar spreads in two commodities. Tanker Freight Swap A Swap with payoffs that depend on an average of tanker shipping rates. TED Spread Definition: ...

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