Silver Parachutes

Definition:

These provisions are similar to Golden Parachutes in that they provide severance payments upon a change in corporate control, but unlike Golden Parachutes, a large number of a firm's employees are eligible for these benefits.

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Irrational call option

The implied call imbedded in a MBS. Irrational because the call is sometimes not exercised when it is in the money (interest rates are below the threshold to refinance), and sometimes exercised when... Read More

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