Financial Acronyms Terms

  1. After-Hours Trading - AHT

  2. Agricultural Sector Investment Program - ASIP

  3. Athens Stock Exchange - ATHEX

  4. AUD

  5. AUD/USD (Australian Dollar/U.S. Dollar)

  6. Bahrain Stock Exchange - BSE

  7. Barrel Of Oil Equivalent (BOE)

  8. Beirut Stock Exchange - BSE

  9. Bermuda Stock Exchange - BSX

  10. Bolsa Boliviana de Valores - BBV

  11. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

  12. CAD

  13. Cash Return On Gross Investment - CROGI

  14. Center For Research In Security Prices - CRSP

  15. Certificate of Participation - COP

  16. Certified Investment Management Consultant - CIMC

  17. Certified Investment Management Specialist - CIMS

  18. Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

  19. Chartered Business Valuator - CBV

  20. Chartered Investment Counselor - CIC

  21. CHF

  22. Chief Financial Officer - CFO

  23. China Securities Regulatory Commission - CSRC

  24. Chinese Depositary Receipt - CDR

  25. CINS Number

  26. CLP (Chilean Peso)

  27. CNY

  28. CNY (China Yuan Renminbi)

  29. Collateralized Debt Obligation - CDO

  30. Commercial Paper Funding Facility - CPFF

  31. Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance - CPPI

  32. Cost Per Click - CPC

  33. Cost Per Thousand - CPM

  34. Cost, Insurance and Freight - CIF

  35. Cumulative Volume Index - CVI

  36. Currency Pair: EUR/USD (Euro/U.S. Dollar)

  37. Currency Symbol STD (Sao Tome & Principe Dobra)

  38. Customer Type Indicator Codes - CTI

  39. Deferred Acquisition Costs - DAC

  40. Delivered Ex Ship - DES

  41. Deposit/Withdrawal At Custodian - DWAC

  42. Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation - DTCC

  43. Direct Participation Program - DPP

  44. Dividend Enhanced Convertible Stock - DECS

  45. Do It Right The First Time - DRIFT

  46. Earnings Before Interest & Tax - EBIT

  47. Earnings Before Interest After Taxes - EBIAT

  48. Earnings Before Interest, Tax and Depreciation - EBITD

  49. Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization, and Restructuring or Rent Costs - EBITDAR

  50. Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Depletion, Amortization and Exploration Expenses - EBITDAX

  51. Earnings Before Tax - EBT

  52. Electronic Communication Network (ECN)

  53. Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval - EDGAR

  54. Employee Benefits Security Administration - EBSA

  55. Employee Stock Option - ESO

  56. Employee Stock Ownership Plan - ESOP

  57. Employment Cost Index - ECI

  58. Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP

  59. Euro Medium Term Note - EMTN

  60. Europe, Australasia, Far East - EAFE

  61. European Economic and Monetary Union - EMU

  62. Ex Works - EXW

  63. GBP/USD (British Pound/U.S. Dollar)

  64. General Collateral Financing Trades - GCF

  65. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards - GAAS

  66. Global Industry Classification Standard - GICS

  67. Government-Sponsored Enterprise - GSE

  68. Group of Five - G-5

  69. Group Of Seven - G-7

  70. Harmonized Index Of Consumer Prices - HICP

  71. Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model - HJM Model

  72. HNL

  73. Home Equity Line Of Credit - HELOC

  74. HTG

  75. HUF

  76. HyperText Markup Language - HTML

  77. IDR

  78. IEP (Irish Pound)

  79. ILS

  80. Implied Volatility - IV

  81. Incentive Stock Option - ISO

  82. INR

  83. Institutional Brokers' Estimate System - IBES

  84. Internal Rate Of Return - IRR

  85. International Banking Facility - IBF

  86. International Securities Identification Number - ISIN

  87. Internet Service Provider - ISP

  88. IQD

  89. IRR

  90. Irrevocable Letter Of Credit - ILOC

  91. ISK

  92. JMD

  93. JOD

  94. JOD (Jordanian Dinar)

  95. JPY

  96. JPY (Japanese Yen)

  97. Just In Case - JIC

  98. Keidanren

  99. KES

  100. KES (Kenyan Shilling)

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