Brokers (Order Types/Accounts/etc) Terms

  1. Distribution Stock

  2. Do Not Increase - DNI

  3. Don't Know - DK

  4. Double Leverage

  5. DuPont Analysis

  6. DuPont Identity

  7. e-CBOT

  8. ECN Broker

  9. EDGX

  10. Equity

  11. Equity Multiplier

  12. European Best Bid And Offer - EBBO

  13. Excess Margin Deposit

  14. Executing Broker

  15. Exhaust Price

  16. Expunge

  17. Fade

  18. Fast Market Rule

  19. Federal Call

  20. Fictitious Credit

  21. Fictitious Trade

  22. Firm Quote

  23. Five Hundred Dollar Rule

  24. Flat Dollar

  25. Floor Broker (FB)

  26. Forced Liquidation

  27. Forex Account

  28. Forex Broker

  29. Forex Forecasting Software

  30. Forex Mini Account

  31. Forex Trading Robot

  32. Forward Booking

  33. Free Credit Balance

  34. Full Trading Authorization

  35. Gearing

  36. Gearing Ratio

  37. General Collateral Financing Trades - GCF

  38. Give Up

  39. Globex

  40. Goldman 360

  41. Haircut

  42. Hamada Equation

  43. Held At The Opening

  44. Highly Leveraged Transaction - HLT

  45. Hit The Bid

  46. Homemade Leverage

  47. House Call

  48. House Excess

  49. House Maintenance Requirement

  50. Hybrid Market

  51. Hypothecation

  52. In Street Name

  53. Indicative Quote

  54. Initial Margin

  55. Inside Market

  56. Inter-Dealer Broker

  57. Interest Deduction

  58. Jobber

  59. Joint Account

  60. Large Trader

  61. Left-Hand Side

  62. Leverage

  63. Leverage Build Up

  64. Leverage Ratio

  65. Leveraged Buyback

  66. Leveraged Buyout - LBO

  67. Leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Plan - LESOP

  68. Leveraged ETF

  69. Leveraged Floater

  70. Leveraged Lease

  71. Leveraged Loan

  72. Leveraged Loan Index - LLI

  73. Leveraged Recapitalization

  74. Limited Discretionary Account

  75. Liquidation Margin

  76. Long Market Value

  77. Long-Term Debt To Capitalization Ratio

  78. Maintenance Margin

  79. Managed Forex Accounts

  80. Manual Execution

  81. Margin

  82. Margin Account

  83. Margin Call

  84. Margin Debt

  85. Margin Loan Availability

  86. Mark To Market - MTM

  87. Market-Maker Spread

  88. Maximum Leverage

  89. May Day

  90. Member Firm

  91. Miami Stock Exchange

  92. Micro Account

  93. Micro-Lot

  94. Mini Forex Account

  95. Mini-Lot

  96. Minimum Balance

  97. Minimum Deposit

  98. Minimum Margin

  99. Minus Tick

  100. Mobile Trading

Hot Definitions
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    A mortgage transaction in which a first and second mortgage are simultaneously originated. The first position lien has an 80% loan-to-value ratio, the second position lien has a 10% loan-to-value ratio and the borrower makes a 10% down payment. 80-10-10 mortgage transactions are piggy-back mortgage transactions, and are frequently used by borrowers to avoid paying private mortgage insurance.
  2. Passive ETF

    One of two types of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) available for investors. Passive ETFs are index funds that track a specific benchmark, such as a SPDR. Unlike actively managed ETFs, passive ETFs are not managed by a fund manager on a daily basis.
  3. Walras' Law

    An economics law that suggests that the existence of excess supply in one market must be matched by excess demand in another market so that it balances out. So when examining a specific market, if all other markets are in equilibrium, Walras' Law asserts that the examined market is also in equilibrium.
  4. Market Segmentation

    A marketing term referring to the aggregating of prospective buyers into groups (segments) that have common needs and will respond similarly to a marketing action. Market segmentation enables companies to target different categories of consumers who perceive the full value of certain products and services differently from one another.
  5. Effective Annual Interest Rate

    An investment's annual rate of interest when compounding occurs more often than once a year. Calculated as the following:
  6. Debit Spread

    Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option is purchased and the lower premium option is sold - both at the same time. The higher the debit spread, the greater the initial cash outflow the investor will incur on the transaction.
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