Financial Acronyms Terms

  1. KHR

  2. KHR (Cambodian Riel)

  3. KMF

  4. KMF (Comorian Franc)

  5. Korean Composite Stock Price Indexes - KOSPI

  6. KPW

  7. KPW (North Korean Won)

  8. KRW

  9. KRW (Korean Won)

  10. KSOP

  11. KWD

  12. KWD (Kuwaiti Dinar)

  13. KYD

  14. KYD (Cayman Islands Dollar)

  15. KZT

  16. KZT (Kazakhstan Tenge)

  17. LAK

  18. LAK (Lao Kip)

  19. LBP

  20. LBP (Lebanese Pound)

  21. Leveraged Buyout - LBO

  22. Licensed International Financial Analyst - LIFA

  23. Limited Partnership - LP

  24. LKR (Sri Lankan Rupee)

  25. Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities - LEAPS

  26. LVL (Latvian Lat)

  27. LYD (Libyan Dinar)

  28. MAD (Moroccan Dirham)

  29. Master Of Business Administration - MBA

  30. Mcf

  31. MMK (Myanmar Kyat)

  32. MNT (Mongolian Tugrug)

  33. MOP (Macanese Pataca)

  34. MRO (Mauritanian Ouguiya)

  35. MSCI Inc

  36. MTL (Maltese Lira)

  37. Multiple Linear Regression - MLR

  38. MUR (Mauritius Rupee)

  39. MVR (Maldivian Rufiyaa)

  40. MWK (Malawian Kwacha)

  41. MXN (Mexican Peso)

  42. MYR (Malaysian Ringgit)

  43. MZM (Mozambique Metical)

  44. NAD (Namibian Dollar)

  45. National Association of Investors Corporation - NAIC

  46. Net Current Asset Value Per Share - NCAVPS

  47. NGN (Nigerian Naira)

  48. NIO (Nicaraguan Cordoba)

  49. NOK (Norwegian Krone)

  50. North American Industry Classification System - NAICS

  51. NPR (Nepalese Rupee)

  52. NZD (New Zealand Dollar)

  53. NZD/USD (New Zealand Dollar/U.S. Dollar)

  54. OEX

  55. OMR (Oman Rial)

  56. Optimized Portfolio As Listed Securities - OPALS

  57. PAB (Panamanian Balboa)

  58. PEN (Peruvian Nuevo Sol)

  59. PGK (Papua New Guinea Kina)

  60. PHP (Philippine Peso)

  61. PKR (Pakistani Rupee)

  62. PLN (Polish Zloty)

  63. Ponzi Mania

  64. Preference Equity Redemption Cumulative Stock - PERCS

  65. PYG (Paraguay Guarani)

  66. QAR (Qatari Riyal)

  67. Qualified Adoption Expenses - QAE

  68. Qualified Special Representative Agreement - QSR

  69. Quality Spread Differential - QSD

  70. Quarterly Income Debt Securities - QUIDS

  71. Quarterly Income Preferred Securities - QUIPS

  72. Receive Versus Payment - RVP

  73. Renewable Energy Certificate - REC

  74. Revenue Agent's Report - RAR

  75. Revenue Per User - RPU

  76. Revenue Seat Miles

  77. Reverse Convertible Note - RCN

  78. RON (Romanian New Leu)

  79. RSD (Serbian Dinar)

  80. RUB (Russian Ruble)

  81. S&P/ASX 200 Index

  82. SAR (Saudi Riyal)

  83. SBD (Solomon Islands Dollar)

  84. SCR (Seychelles Rupee)

  85. SDD (Sudanese Dinar)

  86. SDP (Sudanese Pound)

  87. SEK (Swedish Krona)

  88. SGD (Singapore Dollar)

  89. SHP (Saint Helena Pound)

  90. Single Euro Payment Area - SEPA

  91. SIT (Slovenian Tolar)

  92. SKK (Slovak Koruna)

  93. SLL (Sierra Leone Leone)

  94. SOS (Somaliland Shilling)

  95. Special Purpose Vehicle/Entity - SPV/SPE

  96. Standard & Poor's 500 Index - S&P 500

  97. Stock Keeping Unit - SKU

  98. Sub-Sovereign Obligation - SSO

  99. Suriname Dollar - SRD

  100. SVC (El Salvador Colon)

Hot Definitions
  1. Yield Burning

    The illegal practice of underwriters marking up the prices on bonds for the purpose of reducing the yield on the bond. This practice, referred to as "burning the yield," is done after the bond is placed in escrow for an investor who is awaiting repayment.
  2. Marginal Analysis

    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
  3. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS are considered an extremely low-risk investment since they are backed by the U.S. government and since their par value rises with inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, while their interest rate remains fixed.
  4. Gilt-Edged Switching

    The selling and repurchasing of certain high-grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt-edged switching involves gilt-edged security, which can be high-grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies or by certain governments.
  5. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A type of limited partnership that is publicly traded. There are two types of partners in this type of partnership: The limited partner is the person or group that provides the capital to the MLP and receives periodic income distributions from the MLP's cash flow, whereas the general partner is the party responsible for managing the MLP's affairs and receives compensation that is linked to the performance of the venture.
  6. Class Action

    An action where an individual represents a group in a court claim. The judgment from the suit is for all the members of the group (class).
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