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de·riv·a·tive

(dĕ-riv'ă-tiv),
1. Relating to or producing derivation.
2. Something produced by modification of something preexisting.
3. Specifically, a chemical compound that may be produced from another compound of similar structure in one or more steps, as in replacement of H by an alkyl, acyl, or amino group.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

de·riv·a·tive

(dĕ-riv'ă-tiv)
1. Relating to or producing derivation.
2. Something produced by modification of something preexisting.
3. Specifically, a chemical compound produced from another compound in one or more steps, as in replacement of H by an alkyl, acyl, or amino group.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

de·riv·a·tive

(dĕ-riv'ă-tiv)
Chemical compound that may be produced from another compound of similar structure in one or more steps.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The SEC, however, has been very clear that the use of any type of derivative security used for hedging or diversification purposes must be filed in Forms 3, 4, or 5.
Percentage of Ownership and Dollar Amount Covered by Each Derivative Security Percentage of Ownership Invested N Mean Median Zero-Cost Collars 227 31.47 21.62 Variable Forwards 441 28.37 18.07 Exchange Funds 363 9.00 4.44 Equity Swaps 31 32.58 14.89 Dollar Value Invested (millions) N Mean Median Zero-Cost Collars 255 $37.48 $5.25 Variable Forwards 452 $44.91 $7.65 Exchange Funds 364 $5.19 $2.17 Equity Swaps 26 $16.40 $3.78 Panel B.
Following the analysis in Bellalah (2001), we denote by C the price of a derivative security on a stock with a continuous dividend yield [delta].
It is possible to construct a portfolio \Pi by holding a position in the derivative security and a certain number of units of the underlying asset
This equation must be satisfied by the derivative security in the presence of information costs and a continuous dividend yield.
For 0 [less than or equal to] t [less than or equal to] T, the derivative security receives a payment flow rate specified by [D.sub.2](V,t).
By arbitrage restrictions, the derivative security will have limited liability if and only if g [greater than or equal to] 0,h [greater than or equal to] 0,f [greater than or equal to] 0, and [D.sub.2](0, t) = 0.
With the derivative-security characteristics fully specified, we turn now to the fundamental production technology for hedging the risk of issuing a derivative security and for evaluating the cost of its production.
The exceptions are securities already pledged to derivative security offerings.