With respect to futures, it is the difference between the estimated and actual transaction costs. The costs may increase due to a number of reasons such as changes in price during the period, commission or spread costs, or reduced liquidity.

Random Finance Terms for the Letter S

  • Slippage
  • Small-Firm Effect
  • Small Issues Exemption
  • SME
  • Smithsonian Agreement
  • Social Security Act
  • Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications
  • Soft Capital Rationing
  • Soft Currency