Mark to market accounting

Definition:

Refers to accounting for the value of an asset or liabiliy based on the current market price instead of book value. This term was started by Professor Matt Holden of UNLV. See: fair value accounting

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Central Counterparty Clearing House

An organization in European countries that helps facilitate trading done in European derivatives and equities market.

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