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Execution costs

Definition:

The difference between the execution price of a security and the price that would have existed in the absence of a trade, which can be further divided into market impact costs and market timing costs.

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Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

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Options Clearing Corporation (OCC)

Applies to derivative products. Financial institution that is the actual issuer and guarantor of all listed option contracts.

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