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Definition of Anticipation

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Anticipation

Arrangements whereby customers who pay before the final date may be entitled to deduct a
normal rate of interest.



Related Terms:

BAN (Bank anticipation notes)

Notes issued by states and municipalities to obtain interim financing for
projects that will eventually be funded long term through the sale of a bond issue.


Rate anticipation swaps

An exchange of bonds in a portfolio for new bonds that will achieve the target
portfolio duration, based on the investor's assumptions about future changes in interest rates.


TANs (tax anticipation notes)

Tax anticipation notes issued by states or municipalities to finance current
operations in anticipation of future tax receipts.


Tax anticipation bills (TABs)

Special bills that the Treasury occasionally issues that mature on corporate
quarterly income tax dates and can be used at face value by corporations to pay their tax liabilities.


Accretion (of a discount)

In portfolio accounting, a straight-line accumulation of capital gains on discount
bond in anticipation of receipt of par at maturity.



Inventory

Goods that a firm stores in anticipation of its later sale or use as an input.


Investment

The commitment of funds (capital) in anticipation of an increased
return of funds at some point in the future


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LEAPS

Long-term equity anticipation securities. Long-term options.


Long hedge

The purchase of a futures contract(s) in anticipation of actual purchases in the cash market. Used
by processors or exporters as protection against an advance in the cash price. Related: Hedge, short hedge


Municipal notes

Short-term notes issued by municipalities in anticipation of tax receipts, proceeds from a
bond issue, or other revenues.


Riding the yield curve

Buying long-term bonds in anticipation of capital gains as yields fall with the
declining maturity of the bonds.


Scrap factor

An anticipated loss percentage included in the bill of material and
used to order extra materials for a production run, in anticipation of scrap losses.


Seasonal inventory

Very high inventory levels built up in anticipation of large
seasonal sales.


Short sale, short position

The sale of a security or financial instrument not
owned, in anticipation of a price decline and making a profit by purchasing the
instrument later at a lower price, and then delivering the instrument to
complete the sale. See Long position.


Short selling

Establishing a market position by selling a security one does not own in anticipation of the price
of that security falling.


Work-in-process

Any items being converted into finished goods or released from
the warehouse in anticipation of beginning the conversion process.



 

 

 

 

 

 

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