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call,

in finance, see: puts and callsputs and calls,
in securities trading. A call is a contract that gives the holder the right to purchase a given stock at a specific price within a designated period of time.
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call

[kȯl]
(computer science)
To transfer control to a specified closed subroutine.
A statement in a computer program that references a closed subroutine or program.

call

1. Hunting any of several notes or patterns of notes, blown on a hunting horn as a signal
2. Hunting
a. an imitation of the characteristic cry of a wild animal or bird to lure it to the hunter
b. an instrument for producing such an imitation
3. Brit the summons to the bar of a student member of an Inn of Court
4. Theatre a notice to actors informing them of times of rehearsals
5. (in square dancing) an instruction to execute new figures
6. Commerce
a. a demand for repayment of a loan
b. (as modifier): call money
7. Billiards a demand to an opponent to say what kind of shot he will play
8. Poker a demand for a hand or hands to be exposed
9. Bridge a bid, or a player's turn to bid
10. Sport a decision of an umpire or referee regarding a shot, pitch, etc.
11. Business on call
a. (of a loan, etc.) repayable on demand
b. available to be called for work outside normal working hours

call

(1) In programming, a statement that requests services from another subroutine or program. The call is physically made to the subroutine by a branch instruction or some other linking method that is created by the assembler, compiler or interpreter. The routine that is called is responsible for returning control to the calling program after it has finished processing. See stack.

(2) In communications, the action taken by the transmitting station to establish a connection with the receiving station in a dial-up network.
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Dollars in accordance with the terms of the Call Option Agreement.
The bank will exercise the call option on August 11, 2011, it said.
The risks we describe in the report could be mitigated through the swap documentation if it provides for the swap value to be calculated on the assumption that a call option will not be exercised.
X is bullish on the ABC Ltd stock and decides to buy one ABC call option contract on 3 June 2009, which expires on 25 June.
The Call Option Agreement pursuant to which the Option Holders' call option period and exclusivity period have each been increased until and including September 18, 2009.
Safe-harbor exception: The strike price is at least 90% of the FMV on the date the call option is issued (Regs.
They would include a call option embedded in a debt instrument and an equity-index return feature embedded in a debt instrument.
The call option offsets the loss suffered by shareholders because bondholders, with their imperfect information, will underestimate the likelihood of a call, just as they underestimate the value of the debt.
Each call option entitles the holder to acquire one repurchased class B share during the period from 16 September 2019 to 5 June 2020, inclusive.
The ruling outlined three fact patterns, in which the IRS assumed that (1) an inverse relationship exists between the value of the underlying equity and that of each option position; (2) because of the inverse relationships, each option position substantially diminishes the risk of holding the equity; (3) the acquisition of the put option substantially diminishes the risk of loss for the combined position, consisting of the equity and the QC on that equity; and (4) the call option is a QC under Sec.
The great attraction of putable/callable debt is the comparative cost of funds once one adds in the premium receipt on the embedded short call option.