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12b-1-Fee
401(k)
403(b)

A

Alan Greenspan
Alpha
American Depositary Receipt ADR
American Stock Exchange
American Style Option
Amortization
Annuity
Appreciation
Arbitrage
Ask
Asset Allocation
At the Money Option
Average Cost

B

Balanced Fund
Balance Sheet
Bankruptcy
Bar Charts
Basis Point
Bear
Bearish Spread
Bear Market
Bear Trap
Beige Book
Beneficiary
Best Fit Index
Beta
Bid
Bid Size
Big Board
Blue Chip
Bollinger Bands
Bond
Bond Rating
Book Value
Book Value Share
Breakout
Brokered CD
Bucket Shop
Bull
Bull Bear Ratio
Bullish Spread
Bull Market
Bull Trap
Buy on Margin

C

Call
Called Away
Candlestick Charts
Can Slim Strategy
Capacity Utilization
Capital Expenditure
Capital Gains Distribution
Cash and Equivalents
Cash at Beginning of Period
Cash Flow
CDO
CDS
Certificate Of Deposit CD
CFD
Change
Chicago Board Options Exchange CBOE
Chicago Purchasing Managers Index PMI
Churning
Class B Shares
Close
Closed End Fund
Closed to New Investors
Commission
Commodity
Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC
Common Stock
Composition
Concentration risk
Conglomerate
Consensus Estimate
Constant Ratio Investing
Construction Spending
Consumer Confidence
Consumer Price Index
Contrarian
Convertibles
Convertible Security
Correction
Correlation
Coverage Ratio
Covered Call
Credit risk
Currency Hedging
Current Liabilities
Custodial account
Cyclical Stock

D

DAX
Day's High
Day's Low
Day Trader
Dead cat bounce
Debenture
Debit Spread
Debt Equity Ratio
Debt Ratio
Debt Securities
Deferred Income Taxes
Deferred Sales Charge
Delta
Demand Sector
Depreciation Amortization
Derivative Instrument
Difference Earnings
Dilution
Direct Purchase Plan
Diversification
Diversified Emerging Markets
Diversified Pacific Asia
Dividend
Dividend Coverage
Dividend Growth
Dividend Rate
Dividend Reinvestment Plan
Dividends Paid per Share
Dividend Yield
DJIA
Dollar Cost Averaging
Domestic Hybrid
Domestic Stock Fund
Dot com
Dot compost
Double Bottom
Double Dip
Double Top
Dow Jones Industrial Average
Dow Jones Membership
Dow Transports
Dow Utilities
DRIP
Durable Goods Order

E

Earnings
Earnings estimates
Earnings growth
Earnings multiple
Earnings per share EPS
Eat Well Sleep Well
Eat Your Own Dog Food
EBIT
EBITDA
EDGAR
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes
Efficient market hypothesis
Elasticity
Elephants
Elliott Wave Theory
Emerging Markets Bond
Emerging Markets Fund
Employees
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employment Report
Energy Sector
Entry Level
EPS 1 year growth rate
EPS
EPS latest 12 months
Equilibrium
Equity
European Style Option
Eurotop 100
Even Lots
Exchange
Exchange traded fund ETF
Ex Dividend
Exercise Price
Existing Home Sales
Exit Level
Expense Ratio
Expiration Date
Extraordinary Income
Extrinsic Value

F

Fannie Mae
Federa Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Federal Open Market Committee
Federal Reserve System
Fibonacci Studies
Fiduciary
Financial Adviser
Financial Planner
Financials Sector
Financials Sector
Financing Activities
FISBO
Fiscal Year FY
Fixed Asset
Fixed Cost
Flash Trading
Foreclosure
Foreign Exchange Rate
Foreign Exchange Risk
Foreign Stock
Form 4
Form 8 K
Form 10 K
Form 10 Q
Form 13 D
Forward Year PE
Freddie Mac
Free Cash Flow
Front Load
FTSE 100
Fully Diluted Earnings Per Share
Fully Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations
Fully Diluted EPS from Discontinued Operations
Fully Diluted EPS from Total Operations
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
Fund Inception Date
Fund Manager
Futures
Futures Options

G

G 7 Group Of Seven
Good Till Cancelled Order
Goodwill
Government Income Funds
Government National Mortgage Association
Gross Domestic Product GDP
Gross Margin
Gross National Product GNP
Gross Operating Profit
Gross Profit
Gross Sales
Growth And Income Funds
Growth Persistence
Growth Rate
Growth Stock

H

Hang Seng
Head Shoulders
Hedge Fund
Hedge and Hedging
High Estimate
High Yield Bond

I

Incentive Stock Option ISO
Inception Date
Income From Continuing Operations
Income from Cumulative Effect of Accounting Change
Income from Tax Loss Carryforward
Income From Total Operations
Income guidelines
Income Per Employee
Income Statement
Income Stock
Income Taxes
Increase Decrease in Inventories
Increase Decrease in Other Current Assets
Increase Decrease in Receivables
Index Fund
Index Investing
Index Option
Individual Retirement Account
Industria Development Bond
Industrial Cyclicals Sector
Industrial Production
Industry
Inflation risk
Initial Jobless Claims
Initial Public Offering
Insider Trading
Institutional Fund
Institutional investor
Institutional Ownership
Intangibles
Interest Coverage
Interest Expense
Interest rate risk
Interest Sensitive Stock
Intermediate Bond
Intermediate Term Bond
Intermediate Term Government
International Bond
International Funds
International Hybrid
International Trade Report
In The Money
Intrinsic Value
Inventories
Inventory Turnover
Investing Activities
Investment Category
Investment Club
Investment Limited Partnership
Investment Pyramid
IPO
IRA

J

January effect
John Holmes
Junk Bond

K

Keogh plan
Key Support

L

Laddering
Large Blend
Large Growth
Large Value
Latest Dividend Rate
Latest Fiscal EPS
Leading Economic Indicators
Leaps
Leverage
Leveraged Buyout
Leverage Ratio
Liability
Limited Partnerships
Limit Order
Linear Regression Channels
Line Charts
Liquidity
Liquidity Ratio
Living will
Load Adjusted Return
Load Fund
Lock Limit
Long Bond
Long Term Bond
Long Term Debt
Long Term Government
Low Estimate

M

Managed Futures
Manager Tenure
Margin Account
Marginal rate
Margin Call
Market Capitalization
Market Efficiency
Market Maker
Market Order
Market Timing
Mark Twain effect
Maturity
Minimum Initial Purchase
Minority Interest
Mississippi Company
Modern Portfolio Theory
Momentum
Money Flow
Money Market Fund
Money Supply
Morningstar
Morningstar Category
Mortgage Backed Securities
Most Active List
Moving Average
Multisector Bond
Municipal Bond
Municipal Revenue Bond
Mutual Fund

N

Naked Calls
Naked Puts
NASD
Nasdaq
Nasdaq Composite Index
National Association of Securities Dealers NASD
Negative Volume Index
Net Assets
Net Asset Value NAV
Net Cash from Continuing Operations
Net Cash from Discontinued Operations
Net Cash from Financing Activities
Net Cash from Investing Activities
Net Cash from Operating Activities
Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents
Net Income
Net Income from Continuing Operations
Net Income from Discontinued Operations
Net Income from Total Operations
Net Insider Transactions
Net investment income
Net Profit Margin
Net Worth
New Economy
New Listing
New Paradigm
New York Board of Trade NYBOT
New York Mercantile Exchange NYMEX
New York Stock Exchange
Nifty Fifty
Nikkei 225
No Load Fund
Nominal Return
Noncompetitive Bid
Noncurrent Assets
Noncurrent Liabilities
Nonvoting Stock
Normalized Income

O

Oversold
Overbought
Out Of The Money
Option
Opportunity risk
Operating Income
Operating Gains Losses
Operating Activities
Open Market Operation
Open Interest
Open End Fund
Odd Lot

P

Pacific Exchange PCX
Par Value
Passive loss deductions
Pay Date
Payment of Cash Dividends
Payout Ratio
PEG Ratio
Penny stock
PE Ratio
Percent Change
Persona Active Strategy
Personal Income Report
PHLX Gold Silver
Pink Sheets
Portfolio
Portfolio Turnover
Poseidon bubble
Power of attorney
Preferred Dividends
Preferred Shares
Preferred Stock
Preferred Stock Equity
Premium
Pre Tax Income
Pre Tax Margin
Price
Price Appreciation
Price Asset Ratio
Price Book Value
Price Cash Flow Ratio
Primary EPS from Continuing Operations
Primary EPS from Discontinued Operations
Primary EPS from Total Operations
Prime Rate
Probate
Producer Price Index
Productivity
Productivity Report
Profit Margin
Program Trading
Prospectus
Proxy
Public Short Ratio
Purchase Constraints
Put
Put Cal Ratio

Q

Quant
Quick Ratio

R

Railway mania
Random Walk Theory
Real Return
Receivables
Receivable Turnover
Redbook Survey
Redemption Fee
Red Herring
Relative Strength
Relative Strength Index RSI
REO
Resistance Level
Retail Sales Index
Retained Earnings
Return
Return On Assets ROA
Return On Capital
Return On Equity ROE
Return on Sales
Revenue
Revenue Employee
Revenue Growth
Revenue Share
Richmond Fed Index
Risk
Risk Tolerance
Round Trip
R Squared
Rule Of 72
Russell 2000 Stock Index

S

Santa Claus Rally
Scale in Scale out
Scalping
SEC
Sector Rotation
Sell Off
Sharpe Ratio
Sheep
Short Selling
Small Cap
SPDR Spider
Street Name
Subprime Lending
Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Systematic Risk

U

Ultrashort Bond
Uncovered Call
Uncovered Put
Underwriter
Unit Investment Trust
Utilities Bond
Utilities Sector

V

Value Stock
Variable Ratio Investing
Venture Capital
Vested Value
Volatility
Volume

W

Warrant
WEBS
Whipsaw
Will
Wilshire 5000 Stock Index
Working Capital
Wrap Account
Write down

Y

Yield
Yield-Curve
Yield-To-Maturity

Z

Zero Coupon Bond

 

 

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