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19c3 stock
200-day moving average
72 rule
AAII
abnormal return
above par
absolute priority rule
absolute return index
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC)
accelerated bookbuild
accelerated share repurchase (ASR)
accelerated vesting
accidental high yielder
accommodation trading
accumulation area
accumulation/distribution
Accumulative Swing Index (ASI)
acid-test ratio
acquired surplus
acquisition of stock
across the board
acting in concert
action
active investing
active portfolio strategy
active tranche
activist investor
activity
actual return
adding to a loser
additional paid-in capital
adjustable rate preferred stock
adjusted closing price
adjustment in conversion
adjustment in conversion terms
ADR
ADS
Advanced Computerized Execution System (ACES)
Advanced Detection System
advertising substantiation
advisors' sentiment
affiliated person
after-hours market close
after-market performance
aftermarket
aged fail
agency pass-through
agency trade
aggregate corporation
aggregate risk
ahead of itself
ahead of you
air pocket stock
All Industrials Index
All Mining Index
All Ordinaries Accumulation Index
All Resources Index
all weather fund
all-or-none underwriting
All-Ordinaries stock index
allocation
allocation efficiency
alpha
alpha equation
alpha generator
alternative beta
American Depositary Receipt
American depositary receipt (ADR) fees
American depositary receipt (ADR) ratio
American Depositary Share
American Stock Exchange
AMEX
Amman Stock Exchange
amortized value
analyst consensus
analyst coverage
analyst meeting
analyst sponsorship
Angelina Jolie stock index
ankle biter
Annapurna option
annual fee
annual meeting
anonymous trading
antidilution provision
antidilutive
antidilutive effect
any part of order
ArcaEx
archipelago
arithmetic index
Arizona Stock Exchange
arm's length market
arrangement
as of date
ascending channel
ascending triangle
ask
ask size
asked price
asking price
aspirin count theory
assessable capital stock
assessable stock
asset allocation
asset class breakdown
asset coverage
asset management mandate
asset play
asset substitution
asset substitution problem
asset-or-nothing call option
asset-or-nothing put option
associated person
asymmetric volatility phenomenon (AVP)
at par
Athens Stock Exchange
attribute bias
auction
auction market preferred stock
auction rate securities (ARS)
Australian Securities Exchange
Australian Stock Exchange
Australian stock price riskless indexed note (ASPIRIN)
Austrian traded index
authorized capital stock
authorized share capital
authorized shares
authorized stock
authorizing resolution
automated pit trading
Automated Search And Match (ASAM)
automated stock trading
automatic investment plan
Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity
average
average daily volume
average down
average qualitative opinion (AQO)
average shareholders' equity
average shares outstanding
average true range
average up
B1/B+
B3/B-
Ba1/BB+
Ba2/BB
Ba3/BB-
Baby Berkshire
back away
back up
back up the truck
back-end value
backing away
bagging the street
Bahrain Stock Exchange (BSE)
bailment
baked in the cake
balanced fund
bank panic of 1907
bar chart
barefoot pilgrim
bargain tax date
barometer stock
base market value
basic earnings per share
basic materials sector
basket
basket product
Bay Street
BEACON
bear funds
bear market rally
bear tack
bearer share
bearish belt hold
bearish engulfing pattern
behind
Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE)
bellwether
below par
benchmark error
Benjamin Graham
Berkshire Hathaway
Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX)
Berne Exchange (BX)
Bernie Madoff
best ask
best bid
beta
beta decay
bid
bid size
bid wanted
bid whacker
bid/ask spread
bidding buyer
big bang
Big Board
big figure
big uglies
bird in hand
Black Friday
Black Monday
Black Thursday
Black Tuesday
blank check preferred stock
blank stock
blend fund
blended price
blended value
blind bid
block
block of shares
block positioner
block trade
block voting
blocked securities
blockholder
Bloomberg terminal
blowout
Blue Chip
blue chip companies
blue chip fund
blue chip swap
Blue Sheets
Bo Derek stock
Board of Advisors
Board of Directors
boiler room fraud
Bolsa De Comercio De Santiago
Bolsa De Madrid
Bolsa De Mercadorias & Futuros
Bolsa de Valores de Lima (BVL)
Bolsa de Valores de Rio de Janeiro (BVRJ)
Bolsa De Valores De Sao Paulo
Bolsa Mexicana De Valores
Bolsas Y Mercados Espanoles
Bombay Stock Echange (BSE)
Bombay Stock Exchange
bond indexing
boning
bonus dividend
bonus share
book building
book inventory
book shares
book to market ratio
book value
book value per share
borrowed stock
Borsa Italiana
Boston Equities Exchange (BEX)
Boston Equity Exchange (BeX)
Boston Stock Exchange
bracket
breadth indicator
breadth ratio
break price
break-even time
breakaway gap
breakout trader
Bremen Stock Exchange
BRIC ETF
broad tape
broad-base index
broad-based weighted average
broad-based weighted average ratchet
broadening top
broken lot
broker booth support system (BBSS)
broker recommendation
Brussels Stock Exchange
BSE Sensex
bubble
bubble theory
buck the trend
Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE)
Buenos Aires Stock Exchange (BUE)
BUGS Index (HUI)
bulge
bulk segregation
bull flattener
bull steepener
bull trap
bulletin board
bulletin board stock
bullish belt hold
bullish engulfing pattern
bullish homing pigeon
Bursa Malaysia
burst basket
business risk
busted convertible
buy
buy and hold
buy and homework
buy and write
buy break
buy long
buy on the bad news
buy order imbalance
buy quote
buy signal
buy stops above
buy-sell agreement
buy-side
buy-side research
buyback
buyer
buyers/sellers on balance
buying climax
buying the index
cabinet security
cabinet trade
CAC 40 Index
calculation agent
calendar
calendar effect
call market
call payment
call price
call protected
call warrant
callable common stock
callable preferred stock
callable stock
called up share capital
Canada's New Stock Exchange (CNQ)
Canadian Dealing Network (CDN)
Canadian Exchange Group
Canadian Originated Preferred Securities (COPrS)
Canadian Royalty Trust (CANROY)
canceled certificate
cancellation of securities
Capital Asset Pricing Model
capital assistance program (CAP)
capital commitment
capital contribution
capital gains exposure (CGE)
capital goods sector
capital growth strategy
capital guarantee fund
capital increase
capital market
capital market efficiency
capital shares
capital stock
capital structure
capital turnover
capitalization
capitalization ratio
capitalization weighted index
CAPM
capping
captive real estate investment trust
Caracas Stock Exchange (CCS)
carrot equity
cash flow matching
cash flow return on investment
cash in
cash in lieu (CIL)
cash or title option
cash plus convertible
cash sale
cash transaction
cash-based option
cashless conversion
cats and dogs
Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)
central securities depository (CSD)
certificate
certificate for automobile receivables
certificate in investment performance management (CIPM)
certificate of stock
champagne stock
change
characteristic line
Charles Dow
Charlie Munger
chart
charter capital
Chartered Market Analyst (CMA)
Chartered Portfolio Manager (CPM)
cheap stock
cherry picking
Chicago Stock Exchange
China concepts stock
Chinese Depositary Receipt (CDR)
choice market
choppy market
circular
class
Class A Shares
Class B Shares
classified stock
clawback
clean up
clear a position
Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS)
clearing price
clientele effect
close corporation plan
close location value (CLV)
closed corporation
closed joint stock company
closed-market transaction
closely held
closet indexing
closing quote
closing sale
closing tick
CME Group
co-agent
collateralized
collateralized security
Colombo Stock Exchange
combination security
come in
commission broker
Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures
Committee On Uniform Security Identification Procedures (CUSIP) Service Bureau
common equity
common gap
common shareholders
common shares
common stock
common stock equivalent
common stock market
common stock ratio
common-law voting
compensatory stock option
competitive offering
complete capital market
complex capital structure
composite
composition
compulsory convertible debenture (CCD)
concentrated portfolio
conditional call
conditional variance swap
conduit theory
conference call
conglomerate discount
consensus forecast
consensus recommendation
consent dividend
consent solicitation
conservative growth
constant growth model
constant maturity
constant proportion portfolio insurance
constructive ownership
consumer cyclical
consumer stock
contagion
contingent convertibles (CoCos)
contingent shares
contingent value rights (CVR)
contingent voting power
continuous net settlement
continuous trading
contra market
contract for difference
contractual claim
contributed capital
control stock
controlled company
controlling interest
convenience yield
conversion
conversion cost
conversion option
conversion parity price
conversion premium
conversion price
conversion ratio
conversion value
convertible
Convertible 100
convertible adjustable preferred stock
convertible arbitrage
convertible auction rate preferred stock
convertible bond
convertible bond arbitrage
convertible debenture
convertible debt
convertible exchangeable preferred stock
convertible floating-rate note
convertible preferred stock
convertible price
convertible security
Copenhagen Stock Exchange (CSE)
core plus
corner
Corporate And Criminal Fraud Accountability Act
corporate filing
corporate repurchase
Corporate Securities Limited Representative
corporate stock
correlation swap
cost of equity capital
countercyclical stock
countertrend strategy
country diversification
country risk premium (CRP)
country selection
coverage
coverage initiated
covered security
cram-down deal
Cramer bounce
Crash of 1929
Crash of 1987
creation unit
credible signal
crossed market
crossover investor
cult stock
cum rights
cum warrant
cumulative abnormal return (CAR)
cumulative dividend
cumulative preferred
cumulative volume index (CVI)
cumulative voting
current yield
Cushion Theory
CUSIP
CUSIP number
custody only trading
customer's loan consent
cyclical stock
daily chart
daily list
daily lock-in
Dalal Street
dark trading
date of record
David Hasselhoff index
DAX
DAX 100
day cycle
dead money
deal stock
death play
debenture stock
debt signaling
debt to equity
debt-equity swap
debt/equity ratio
declared dividend
dedicated capital
defeased securities
defensive stock
deferred call
deferred gain
deferred premium option
deferred share
defined asset fund
delayed annuity
delayed opening
delayed perpetuity
delayed quote
delist
deliverable instrument
delivery option
delivery vs. payment
delivery vs. receipt
delivery vs. repayment
delta cross hedge
Delta One
demand index
demand rights
demutualization
denomination
depositary receipt
depository preferred
depository trust and clearing corporation
Depository Trust Company
depository trust company tracking (DTCT)
derivative
derivatives time bomb
designated investment exchange (DIE)
destabilizing speculation
detachable warrant
Deutsche Aktien Xchange 30 (DAX 30)
Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)
diamond top formation
Diamonds
diffusion index
digested security
diluted earnings per share
diluted share
dilution of ownership
direct access trading
direct investment
direct participation program
direct play
direct purchase
direct purchase program
Direct Stock Purchase Plan
directed order
directed share program
director
directorate
dirty stock
disclosable event
discount payment
discount security
discounted
discounted after-tax cash flow
discounted basis
discounted in/by market
discounting mechanism
discounting the news
disparity index
disproportionate distribution
distressed security
distribution
distribution area
distribution by coupon
distribution by issuer
distribution in kind
distribution line
distribution stock
diversified
diversified investment company
diversity score
divestment
dividend
dividend adjusted return
dividend date
dividend enhanced convertible stock (DECS)
dividend equivalent right
dividend payout
dividend per share
dividend policy
Dividend Reinvestment Plan
dividend signaling
dividend yield
Division of Corporate Finance
divisor
diworsification
DJIA
do it yourself investing
do not increase (DNI)
doji
dollar return
dollar safety margin
Domini 400 Social Index
don't fight the tape
donated stock
Dow
Dow divisor
Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones Asian Titans 50 Index
Dow Jones Averages
Dow Jones BRIC 50 Index
Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50
Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index
Dow Jones Industrial Average
Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) yield
Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA)
Dow Jones U.S. Market Index
Dow Jones Utility Average (DJUA)
Dow Jones Wilshire Large Cap Index
Dow Jones Wilshire Mid Cap Index
Dow Jones Wilshire Small Cap Index
downgrade
downside volume
downtick volume
drag-along right
dragonfly
drawn securities
Dribble out
drill bit stock
DRIP
DSP
Du Pont analysis
dual listed
dual listing
dual syndicate equity offering
dual-class ownership
due bill period
dummy CUSIP
duplicate proxy
duplicative portfolio
Dusseldorf Stock Exchange (DUS)
Dutch auction
Dutch Auction Preferred Stock
Dutch tulip bulb market bubble
DVP
DVR
Dynamic Momentum Index (DMI)
E
EAFE
early settlement
earnings
earnings momentum
earnings multiple
earnings multiplier
Earnings per Share
earnings report
earnings season
earnings surprise
earnings yield
eating stock
EBIDTA
EDGAR
EDGAR Online
Edward Jones
effective par
effective sale
effective spread
effective strike price
efficient capital market
efficient market
efficient set of portfolios
Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval
embedded derivative
employee share ownership trust (ESOT)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
employee stock repurchase agreement
EMU Index
encumbered security
end of day order
ending market value (EMV)
energy trust
Enronitis
enterprise value
enterprise value To EBITDA (EV/EBITDA)
envy ratio
EPS
equal shares swap
equities
equity
equity capital
equity collar
equity commitment note
equity contract note
equity derivative
equity financing
equity floor
equity income
equity investment
equity kicker
equity linked Eurobond
equity market
equity market capitalization
equity multiplier
equity option
equity premium puzzle (EPP)
equity ratio
equity REIT
equity research
equity risk premium
equity security
equity style box
equity swap
equity turnover
equity value
equity yield rate
equity-linked note
equivalent annual benefit
equivolume chart
escrow shares
ESOP
ESPP
estimated current return
estimated long term return
EURO STOXX 50
Euroequity issues
European Depositary Receipt
Eva Longoria stock index
ex-date
ex-dividend
ex-dividend date
ex-post risk
ex-rights
ex-rights date
ex-stock dividends
ex-warrants
exante return
excess return on the market portfolio
exchange
exchange fund
exchange of assets
exchange offer
exchange ratio
exchangeable debenture
exchangeable instrument
exchangeable security
exclusionary tender offer
execute
exempt security
exercise
exercise ratio
exhaust price
exhaustion gap
expected dividend yield
expiration Friday
expost average rate of return
external financing
external funds
external market
external stakeholder
extraordinary dividend
face value
factor portfolio
fair trade investing
fair value hedge
fakeout
fall out of bed
false breakout
false signal
Fama-French three-factor model
Fannie Mae
fast market
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Federal National Mortgage Association
Federal Trade Commission Act Of 1914
Federation Internationale des Bourses de Valeurs
FHLMC
FIBV
fifty percent principle
fighting the tape
filled
filter rule
finance
financial
Financial And Operational Combined Uniform Single Report (FOCUS REPORT)
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
financial instrument
financial service authority (FSA)
financial supermarket
financing flows
fine paper
first preferred stock
first-pass regression
Fitch Ratings
fitch sheets
fixed income
fixed income clearing corporation (FICC)
fixed income equivalent
fixed investment trust
fixed-rate capital securities
flat on a failure
flat price risk
fleas and ticks
float
floating stock
floating supply
floor official
flotation cost
flurry
FNMA
folio
follow on public offer (FPO)
follow-on
force index
forced conversion
forced initial public offering
foreign investment funds tax (FIF Tax)
forfeited share
Form 10K
Form 10Q
Form 13D
Form 13G
Form 3
Form 4
Form 8-K
Form 8Q
Form S4
forward
forward dividend yield
forward hedge
forward P/E
forward pricing
forward-looking multiple
fractional share
Frankfort Stock Exchange (FRA)
Frankfurter Werpapierborse (FWB)
free float
free right of exchange
free writing prospectus
free-float methodology
fresh picture
fresh signal
friendly hands
friends and family offering
FTSE
FTSE NASDAQ 500 Index
FTSE4Good Index Series
full lot
full ratchet
full stock
fully diluted earnings per share
fully invested
fully valued
gamma neutral
gap opening
GDR
ghosting
gilt-edged
Ginnie Mae
Ginnie Mae trust
glamour stock
Global Depositary Receipt
Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)
global shares
globally floored contract
GNMA
going private
going public
gold brick
gold stock
goldbrick shares
golden share
good delivery
Gordon Gekko
Gordon Growth Model
Government National Mortgage Association
grade
graduated security
grant price
granular portfolio
gravestone
greeks
greensheet
gross domestic investment
group investment
growth at a reasonable price (GARP)
growth manager
growth stock
guaranteed stock
guilder share
gunslinger
gypsy swap
gyrations
half stock
hammer
Hang Seng Index
hard-coded stock
Harry Potter stock index
Harvard MBA Indicator
healthcare sector
heavy market
hedged portfolio
held to maturity
held-for-trading security
hidden values
high beta index
high close
high-flyer
high-tech stock
high-yield investment program (HYIP)
holder of record
holding company depositary receipts (HOLDRs)
holding company depository receipt (HOLDR)
holdings
HOLDR
holiday effect
Hollywood Stock Exchange (HSX)
homemade dividend
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx)
Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKG)
host contract
host security
hostile bid
hostile leveraged buyout
hot issue
hot stock
house excess
hybrid instrument
hybrid market
hybrid security
Icahn lift
Iceland Stock Exchange (ICEX)
identified shares
identify shares
idle
if-converted method
impact day
impaired capital
impulse wave pattern
in escrow
in the penalty box
in-and-out trader
in-kind distribution
inactive post
inactive security
inactive stock/bond
incestuous share dealing
income accounts
Income Deposit Security (IDS)
income stock
independent investments
index model
index roll
index shares
index warrant
index-linked savings certificate
index-linked security
indexed stock options
indication price
indication pricing schedule
indicative price
indirect claim
indirect holding system
industry bet
inflation-proof security
information circular
information-motivated trades
informationally efficient market
informationless trade
inherited stock
initial delivery
inside bid
inside days
inside offer
insider
insider buying
insider holdings
insider report
insider selling
Institutional Brokers' Investment System
institutional ownership
institutional sale
interdealer quotation system
interest coverage ratio
interest-elastic investment
interest-inelastic investment
interest-on-interest component
interest-sensitive stock
interested shareholder
interim certificate
interlisted stock
Intermarket Surveillance Information System (ISIS)
intermarket sweep
internal stakeholders
International Asset Pricing Model (IAPM)
international beta
international diversification
international equity style box
International Federation of Stock Exchanges (FIBV)
international market index
International Security Market Association (ISMA)
international stock
intertemporal capital asset pricing model (ICAPM)
intrinsic value
inverse ETF
inverse saucer
inverted hammer
inverted saucer
investability quotient (IQ)
invested capital
investment agreement
investment company
investment letter
investment memorandum
investment mix
investment portfolio
investment security
investment trust
investment value
IPO
IPO lock up
Irish Stock Exchange (ISE)
irredeemable convertible unsecured loan stock (ICULS)
ISEE Sentiment Indicator
ISIN
island reversal
ISO
issuance costs
issuance date
issue
issue by tender
issue date
issue of shares at premium
issued capital stock
issued share capital
issued stock
issuer
Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE)
Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSE)
January Barometer
January Effect
Japan Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation (JASDAQ)
Japan ETF
JASDAQ Securities Exchange

Jim Cramer
Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)
Joint Stock Company
JSE Limited
junior equity
justified price
k-ratio
kangaroos
Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE)
Keltner channel
key rate duration
key reversal day
Khazanah Nasional
kiwi bond
Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI)
Korea Stock Exchange (KRX)
Korean Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI)
laddering a stock
laggard
large cap
large-cap stock
large-value stock
last split
late day trading
law of one price
leaders
leading the market
Lehman Brothers Asset-Backed Securities Index
letter security
Level 1 asset
Level 2 asset
Level 3 asset
Level I data
Level II data
Level III data
Leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Plan (LESOP)
leveraged investment company
leveraged portfolio
leveraged stock
Lima Stock Exchange (LMA)
limit if touched (LIT)
limit on open (LOO)
limitation on conversion
limited risk
limited voting stock
Lindsay Lohan stock index
liquid investment
liquidating market
liquidity agreement
liquidity risk
listed
listed company
listing
listing requirements
Little Board
loan crowd
loan stock
loaned flat
lock-up agreement
London Stock Exchange (LSE)
long position
long-dated gift
long-term debt to capitalization ratio
long-term forward
long-term growth (LTG)
long-term investor
longevity derivatives
lot size
low exercise price option (LEPO)
low price-earnings ratio effect
majority ownership
majority shareholder
management buyout
management investment company
management's discussion
mandatory convertible
mandatory quote period
manufactured housing securities (MHS)
manufactured payment
margin debt
margin trading
marginable
marginable stock
market basket
market break
market bubble
market cap
market capital
market capitalization
market capitalization rate
market center
market conversion price
market correction
market cycle
market identifier code (MIC)
market impact cost
market manipulation
market metrics
market multiple
market overhang
market perform
market psychology
market quote
market risk premium
market screening
market sweep
market swoon
market technician
market thrust
market timing costs
market tone
market value added (MVA)
market value ratios
market versus quote (MVQ)
market-on-close order
marketability
marketable security
marketweight
marking up or down
Marlboro Friday
married put and stock
marry a stock
martingale system
mat hold pattern
matched bargain
matched maturities
matched order
matched sale purchase transactions
material amount
material information
material insider information
material news
materiality
maximum expected return criterion (MERC)
MBS
McGinley Dynamic Indicator
mean-variance analysis
measuring principle
median market cap
medium-cap
medium-dated gilt
melt up
member corporation
merger securities
Mexican Stock Exchange
Miami Stock Exchange
micro cap
mid cap
mid-price
mid-value stock
Milan Stock Exchange (MIL)
Miller and Modigliani's Irrelevance Proposition
minimum-variance portfolio
minority interest
minority ownership
misappropriation theory
mismatch risk
mispriced
mixed shelf
Modified Dietz Method
momentum
momentum player
Monday effect
Montreal Exchange (MX)
mortgage pass-through security
mortgage-backed certificate
mortgage-backed security
most active list
Mr. Market
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
multi-asset class
multi-discipline account
multifactor CAPM
multiple capital structure
multiple compression
multirule system
Munich Stock Exchange (MUN)
municipal investment trust
mutilated security
mutual fund
mutual offset
mutual organization
mutually exclusive investment decisions
naïve diversification
Nagoya Stock Exchange
naked warrant
naked writer
nano cap
narrow based weighted average
narrow-based index (NBI)
narrowing the spread
Nasdaq
Nasdaq 100 After Hours Indicator
NASDAQ Global Market Composite
NASDAQ Global Select Market Composite
Nasdaq Intermarket
Nasdaq National Market Securities (Nasdaq NM)
NASDAQ OMX 100 Index
Nasdaq Small Cap Market
Nasdaq small-capitalization companies
NASDAQ-100
NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system
national best bid and offer
National Market System
National Registration Database (NRD)
National Securities Markets Improvement Act Of 1996 (NSMIA)
National Securities Trading System (NSTS)
National Stock Exchange (NSX)
National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX)
National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)
negative beta
negative watch
negotiable security
Negotiated Dealing System (NDS)
negotiated offering
net asset value arbitrage
net cash flow
net interest margin securities (NIMS)
net parity
net sales transaction
net salvage value
net unrealized appreciation
neutral strategy
New European Exchange (NEWEX)
new listing
new money preferred
New York Stock Exchange
New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZX)
Nifty Fifty
Nikkei Stock Average
nil paid
no adjournment
no par value share
no-load stock
nominal capital
nominal value
non-callable
non-cumulative preferred
non-cyclical stock
non-marginable security
non-marketable security
non-objecting beneficial owner (NOBO)
non-qualifying investment
non-registered account
non-renounceable rights
non-security
nonassessable stock
noncumulative
nondepository financial institution
nondiversifiable risk
nonpublic information
Nonstock Corporation
nontaxable distribution
nonvoting stock
NOPAT
Norex
normal course issuer bid (NCIB)
normal investment practice
normal market size
North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)
not rated
notching
note notice
notice filing
notice of meeting
NYSE
NYSE Amex Composite Index
NYSE Amex Equities
NYSE Arca
NYSE Euronext
NYSE Group
NYSE Regulation
odd lotter
odd-lot buyback
odd-lot resale
odd-lot short-sale ratio
offer
offering
offering circular
offering price
offering statement
OMX
one night stand investment
one-decision stock
one-share one-vote rule
Onechicago, LLC
Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)
opd
open depending on the floor
open joint stock company
open market purchase
open market purchase operation
open market transaction
open offer
open on the print
operating profit margin
opt out vote
optimized portfolio as listed securities (OPALS)
option cycle
optionable stock
optionaire
optional cash purchase
options trading
order splitting
organized securities exchange
original issue stock
orphan stock
Oslo Bors (OSE)
OTC Bulletin Board
OTCBB
out of line
out-of-favor
outside financing
outside reversal
outstanding
outstanding stock
over the counter margin stock
Over-the-Counter
overextension
overinflated
overperform
overstay
overvalued
owner of record
P/E ratio
Pacific Exchange (PX)
Pacific Stock Exchange (PCX)
paid-in capital
paid-in surplus
paid-up capital
paired shares
pairoff
panic buying
panic selling
par
parabolic indicator
Paris Hilton stock index
Paris Stock Exchange (PAR)
partial fill
partial redemption
participating convertible preferred share
participating preferred
participating trust
passive investing
passive investor
passive market-making
pay to play
payable date
payback period
paying agent
payment-in-kind security
peer-perform
PEG payback period
PEG ratio
pegged price
PEGY Ratio
penny stock
Penny Stock Reform Act of 1990
penultimate profit prospect (PPP)
percent held by institutions
percentage order
performance-based index
period of digestion
periodic payment plan certificate
permanent capital
permanent financing
perpetual preferred stock
perpetual warrant
Peter Lynch
phantom gain
phantom stock plan
Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX)
Philadelphia Stock Exchange
Philippine Stock Exchange
PHLX Housing Sector Index (HGX)
piggyback registration rights
piggybacking
pinning the strike
Piotroski score
PIPE
pipette
pivot
pivot point
point
point balance
portable alpha
portfolio beta score
portfolio investment
portfolio pumping
portfolio separation theorem
portfolio weight
position building
position delta
position diagram
position self
post-modern portfolio theory (PMPT)
post-money valuation
post-trade processing
Prague Stock Exchange
pre-money valuation
pre-sold issue
pre-syndicate bid
preemptive right
preference shares
preferred equity
preferred equity redemption cumulative stock (PERCS)
preferred redeemable increased dividend equity securities (PRIDES)
preferred shares
preferred stock
preferred stock ratio
premium
premium adjustable convertible security (PEACS)
premium over conversion value
premium to net asset value
price action
price basing
price creep
price multiple
price risk
price talk
price target
price tension
price to book ratio
price to cash flow ratio
price to growth flow
price to sales ratio
price to tangible book value (PTBV)
price transparency
price/earnings ratio
price/volume chart
primary distribution
primary instrument
primary offering
principal shareholder
prior preferred stock
priority
private company
Private Investment in Public Equity
private purchase
privatization
proceeds sale
profit and loss statement
proportional representation
proportional spread
prospectus
protective stop
protest divestment
provisional call feature
proxy
proxy materials
proxy statement
proxy vote
PSLRA
public
public company
public equity
public float
public issue
public offering
public ownership
publicly held
publicly traded
pulling in their horns
pump and dump
purchase
pure discount instrument
puttable common stock
QQQ
Qstick indicator
quadruple witching hour
Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (QDII)
qualifying disposition
qualifying investment
qualifying share
qualifying stock option
qualifying utility
qualitative analysis
qualitative research
quant
Quant Fund
quantitative analysis
quarter stock
quarterly income preferred securities (QUIPS)
quasi-public corporation
quotation
quote
quote size
quote stuffing
range-bound trading
ranking
rating
rating service
Real Estate Investment Trust
real time quote
realized yield
rebate
recapitalization
recapture
recognized loss
reconstitution
record date
record low
rectangle
red candlestick
red chips
redeem
redeemable shares
redemption
redemption price
reduced spread
registered exchange
registered secondary offering
registered security
registered trader
registrar
registration right
regular-way delivery
Regulation FD
regulation NMS (Regulation National Market System)
Regulation S
reinvestment date
REIT
relative P/E ratio
relative return
relative value
relisted
renounceable right
reserve replacement ratio (RRR)
residual security
restricted
restricted security
restricted stock
restricted stock award
retire
retired securities
retractable preferred shares
Return on Assets
Return on Capital
return on capital gains
Return on Equity
Return on Invested Capital
Return on Investment
Return on Sales
Return on Total Assets
reversal amount
reverse acquisition
reverse cash-and-carry-arbitrage
reverse convertible note (RCN)
reverse greenshoe option
reverse hedge
reverse split
reverse stock split
Reverse Takeover
reverse/forward stock split
Revlon rule
rich
right
rights issue
rights offering
risk
risk margin
risk-free asset
riskless asset
riskless rate of return
ROA
ROE
ROI
ROIC
round lot
rounding top
routing
royalty unit
rule 147
rule of 18
run up
runaway gap
runoff
Russell 1000 index
Russell 2500 Index
Russell 3000
Russell 3000 Growth Index
Russell Microcap Index
Russell Midcap Index
Russell Small Cap Completeness Index
Russell Top 200 index
Russell Top 50 Index
S
S&P 100
S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats
S&P 600
S&P MidCap 400 Index
S&P/ASX 200
S&P/ASX 200 Index
S&P/Citigroup Global Equity Indices
S&P/TSX 60 Index
S&P/TSX Composite Index
safekeeping certificate
Sallie Mae
samurai market
Santa Claus rally
Santiago stock exchange (SSE)
Sao Paolo stock exchange (SAO)
scale in
screen
scrip
scripophily
seasoned
seasoned issue
SEC
SEC EDGAR
SEC filing
second preferred stock
secondary distribution
secondary listing
secondary market
secondary offering
secondary stock
Section 31 fee
sector breakdown
secular market
securities
Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities and Exchange Commission rules
Securities Exchange of Thailand
Securities Industry Committee on Arbitration (SICA)
Securities Information Center (SIC)
Securities Law Enforcement Remedies Act of 1990
securities lending
securities market
securities subsidiary
Securities Traders Association (STA)
security
security ratings
security selection
SEDOL
selected dealer agreement
self-directed portfolio
sell
sell on close
sell on opening
sell order imbalance
sell signal
sell stock
selling climax
selling concession
selling into strength
selling on the good news
selloff
sensitive market
sensitivity
sentiment
session price
set-up hedge
setup price
shadow calendar
shakeout
Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)
share
share class
share premium
share price
share purchase rights
share repurchase plan
share turnover
shareholder
shareholder activist
shareholder equity ratio
shareholder loan
shareholder of record
shareholder register
shareholder services agent
shareholder value
shareholder value transfer (SVT)
shareholders' letter
shares authorized
shares outstanding
shelf offering
shelf registration
Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SHZ)
shooting star
short and distort
short exempt
Short Form Prospectus Distribution System (SFPDS)
short interest theory
short market value
short tender
short-short test
side-by-side trading
sigma prime
signal line
signal to noise ratio
signaling approach
sin stock
Singapore Exchange (SGX)
single-factor model
single-security risk
sinking fund
SIX Swiss Exchange
size
Sld Last Sale
sleeper
SLMA
slow stochastic
small cap
small firm effect
small issues exemption
small-value stock
socially responsible investment (SRI)
soft spot
sold call
South Sea Bubble
SPDR
special claim on residual equity (SCORE)
special offering
special situation
specialist block purchase and sale
specialist short sale ratio
specialist's short-sale ratio
speculation index
speculative capital
speculative company
speculative flow
speculative stock
Spider
spinning top
split
split off
split rating
split-adjusted price
Sponsored ADR
spot secondary
spread betting
SPX
squeeze out
SS1
SSE Composite Index
stable
stakeholder
stakeholder analysis
stamped security
Standard & Poor's (S&P)
Standard & Poor's 100
Standard & Poor's Global 1200 Index
standard deviation
stapled security
stated rate auction preferred stock
statutory voting
steenth
sticky deal
stock
Stock Appreciation Rights
stock association
stock basher
stock buyback
stock certificate
stock compensation
stock consolidation
stock cycle
stock dividend
stock ETF
stock exchange
Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK)
Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES)
Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)
stock idea
stock incentive plan
stock index
stock index swap
stock jockey
stock ledger
stock list
stock manipulation
stock market
stock market capitalization to GDP ratio
stock market crash
stock market crash of 1987
stock market game
stock market index
stock market rating
stock picks
stock position
stock price
stock purchase plan
stock rating
stock register
stock repurchase plan
stock rights
stock rotation
stock savings plan
stock simulator
stock split
stock symbol
stock tip
stock valuation
stock watch
stock watcher
stock-for-asset reorganization
stock-for-stock
stock-for-stock reorganization
stockholder
stockholder derivative suit
stockholder of record
stockholder's report
stockholders' equity
Stockholm Stock Exchange
stockjobber
stop out
stop-running
story stock
STOXX Limited
straight value
straight voting
Straits Times Industrial Index
streaming quotes
street expectation
striking price interval
stripped stock
strong buy
strong form efficiency
strong form of the EMT
strong sell
structured product
stub equity
stuckholder
Student Loan Marketing Association
Stuttgart stock exchange (STU)
sub-asset class
subindex
subject market
subject quote
subperiod return
subscription privilege
subscription ratio
subscription right
subscription warrant
subsequent distribution
subsequent offering
subsidiary
substantially identical security
substitute sale
Super Bowl indicator
super DRIP
super upside note (SUN)
supermajority
supernormal growth stock
supervoting stock
surplus spending units
suspend coverage
sustainable business 20 (SB20)
sweat equity
sweetener
swing index
swing trading
Swiss Exchange (SWX)
symbol
symmetrical triangle
syndicate
syndicate bid
synthetic asset
synthetic short stock
systematic investment plan
systematic risk
tabulation report
tactical asset allocation
tainted alpha
Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSEC)
Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TSEC)
take off
take the offer
takeover stock
taking the street
talking my book
tangible benefits
target investment mix
tax differential view of dividend policy
tax-loss selling
taxable gain
tear sheet
tech bubble
technical correction
technical sign
teenyo
Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)
temporary investment
ten-bagger
tenbagger
terminal value
The Global Dow
The Street
theoretical Dow Jones Index
thinly traded stock
third market maker
three steps and stumble rule
tick index
tick volume
tick-test rules
ticker symbol
ticker tape parade
timberland investment
time bargain
time stop
time weighted average price
time-weighted rate of return
timeliness
TMX group
today's low
Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tokyo Stock Price Index
top holdings
topping out
Toraku Index
Toronto Index Participation Securities
Toronto Stock Exchange
torpedo stock
tortoise rally
total equity
total stock fund
total volume
tracking stock
trade
trade price response
trade-through
trading
trading ahead
trading day
trading margin excess
trading platform
trading post
trading unit
trading variation
trailing P/E
transfer agent
Treasury DRIP
Treasury Stock
treasury stock method
trending market
trigger line
triple top
true strength index
trust-preferred security
TSX Group
TSX Venture Exchange
turkey
twenty-day period
two-tier tender offer
two-way trading
UIT
uncertainty
underlying
underperform
underperformer
undersubscription
undervalued
undervalued stock
underwriting group
undigested securities
undiversifiable risk
unequal voting
Unified Managed Account (UMA)
uniform practice code
unissued stock
unit
Unit Investment Trust
unit share investment trust
Unit Trust
Universal Market Integrity Rules (UMIR)
unlimited risk
unlisted
unlisted stock
unrecognized gain
unseasoned issue
unsponsored ADR
unweighted index
upgrade
upside
upstairs market
upstairs trade
uptick rule
utilities sector
value
value added monthly index
value change
value creation
value dating
value line index
value line investment survey
value manager
value maximization
value share
value stock
value trap
Vancouver stock exchange (VAN)
variable prepaid forward contract
variable price limit
variable-price security
variable-rate preferred stock
variance rule
variance swap
vehicle
venture arbitrage
venture capital firm
vest fleece
vetoing stock
VINX 30
volatile market
volume deleted
volume price trend indicator (VPT)
volume rate of change
voting right
voting stock
voting trust
voting trust agreement
wall of worry
Wall Street
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
wallflower
wallpaper
wanted for cash
warrant
warrant coverage
Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE)
wash sale
wash trade
wasting asset
watch list
watered stock
weekend effect
weighted alpha
weighted average market capitalization
whisper stock
white sheets
white squire
whitemail
wide-ranging day
widow-and-orphan stock
Wiener Börse Ag
win/loss ratio
workable indication
workout market
World Federation of Exchanges
worth
worthless
writing puts to acquire stock
wt
X or XD
XR
XW
yardstick
year-end price
yield
yield advantage
yield tilt index fund
yo-yo stock
Z
z-certificate
Zacks Estimate System
Zaraba method
zero bound
zig zag
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