Real

(redirected from reality)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Real

Used in the context of general equities. (1) natural, (2) not dividend roll-or program trading-related; (3) not tax-related. "Real" indications have three major repercussions: a) pricing will be more favorable to the other side of the trade since an investment bank is not committing any capital; b) price pressure will be stronger if real since a natural buyer/seller may have information leading to his decision or more behind it, and c) an uptick may be required for the trader to transact if the indication is not real and the trader has no long position.

Real

1. Describing a variable that takes inflation into account. For example, when considering GDP growth, if GDP has grown 10% in dollar terms, and the inflation rate is 3%, real GDP growth is only 7%. See also: Nominal.

2. See: Tangible.
References in periodicals archive ?
Augmented Reality (AR) offers real time display of real-world images with computer generated information, while Virtual Reality (VR) involves a computer generated virtual environment presented to the user in such a way that it resembles reality.
7) However, old rules of intermediation prevailed and the movement that Crawford and others initiated failed because distance was still a reality.
The people working in reality TV deserve the protections of health and pension benefits, minimum salary, fair working conditions and residuals - just like everyone else in the industry,'' Petrie said in a statement.
Of course Bazin knows that cinematic representation and reality are and will be forever distinct--the fantasy of The Matrix notwithstanding.
Such denials indicate a refusal to accept that at its core reality is objective and instructive.
These components of an individual's psychosocial reality exist in tandem with the biophysical illness with stigma trajectory corresponding to disease course progression (Alonzo & Reynolds, 1995, p.
To give his subordinates and board of directors an idea of what the company will look like downsized, the CEO will ask all of them to strap on virtual reality helmets and trapeze through a graphically generated downsized version of the company.
Simply stated, virtual reality is high-tech illusion.
Jaron Lanier, quoted in "Virtual Reality," Mondo 2000: A User's Guide to the New Edge, eds.
Despite this attention, however, virtual reality remains an infant technology caught perhaps prematurely in the limelight.
The four-episode series pits reality stars AJ Benza, Traci Bingham, Gretchen Bonaduce, Kato Kaelin, Susan Olsen, Ryan Starr and Bobby Trendy against each other in a campaign to prove to America that they deserve to star in their own reality series.