Variation marginProfits and losses on open futures contracts, which are revalued daily at the settlement price, which are subsequently paid to or received from the clearing house.
Process VariationProcess Variation
The spread of process output over time. There is variation in every process, and all variation is caused. The causes are of two types: special or common. A process can have both types of variation at the same time or only common cause variation. The management action necessary to improve the process is very different in each situation.
Special Cause VariationSpecial Cause Variation
Variation in the process that is assignable to a specific cause or causes. It arises because of special circumstances.
Common Cause System of VariationCommon Cause System of Variation
The collection of variables that produce common cause variation and the interaction of those variables.
Special and Common Cause System of VariationSpecial and Common Cause System of Variation
The collection of variables that produce both common cause variation and special cause variation and the interaction of those variables.
Compensating variationCompensating variation
An amount of money that just compensates a person, group, or whole economy, for the welfare effects of a change in the economy, thus providing a monetary measure of that change in welfare. Same as willingness to pay. Contrasts with equivalent variation.
Further SuggestionsEquivalent variation
deed of variation
Coefficient of Variation