Brokers (Order Types/Accounts/etc) Terms

  1. 130-30 Strategy

  2. Account Freeze

  3. Active Box

  4. Adjusted Debit Balance

  5. Advisory Management

  6. Aged Fail

  7. Agency Broker

  8. Agency Cross

  9. Aleatory Contract

  10. Application Programming Interface - API

  11. Assign

  12. AUTEX

  13. Authorized Forex Dealer

  14. Automated Forex Trading

  15. Available Funds

  16. Average Balance

  17. Balloon Option

  18. Best Execution

  19. Bid

  20. Bid And Asked

  21. Bid Size

  22. Bid Support

  23. Blind Brokering

  24. Block Order

  25. Block Trading Facility - BTF

  26. Blockage Discount

  27. Bloomberg

  28. Board Broker

  29. Board Broker System

  30. Board Lot

  31. Borrowed Capital

  32. Broker

  33. Broker Association

  34. Broker Booth Support System - BBSS

  35. Broker's Call

  36. Broker-Dealer

  37. Broker-Reseller

  38. Brokerage Account

  39. Brokerage Company

  40. Brokered Deposit

  41. Brokered Market

  42. Burst Basket

  43. Bust-Up Takeover

  44. Busted Takeover

  45. Buying On Margin

  46. Buying Power

  47. Buyout

  48. Cage

  49. Call Loan

  50. Call Loan Rate

  51. Call Money

  52. Call Money Rate

  53. Cambist

  54. Cancellation

  55. Capital Gearing

  56. Capital IQ

  57. Capitalization Ratios

  58. Cash Flow-to-Debt Ratio

  59. Cash Transaction

  60. CFLEX

  61. Cheap Money

  62. Clean Your Skirts

  63. Compliance Officer

  64. Contra Broker

  65. Coverage Initiated

  66. Covered Stock (Coverage)

  67. Credit Balance

  68. Crest

  69. Cross

  70. Cross Margining

  71. Currency Trading Platform

  72. Currency Trading Software

  73. Current Market Value - CMV

  74. Daily Average Revenue Trades - DARTs

  75. Dark Pool Liquidity

  76. Day Loan

  77. Deal Slip

  78. Dealer

  79. Dealing Desk

  80. Debit Balance

  81. Debt Load

  82. Debt-To-Capital Ratio

  83. Debt/Equity Ratio

  84. Deck

  85. Deep Discount Broker

  86. Degearing

  87. Degree Of Combined Leverage - DCL

  88. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

  89. Degree Of Operating Leverage - DOL

  90. Deleverage

  91. Deleveraged Floater

  92. Demo Account

  93. Derivatives Time Bomb

  94. Digital Currency Exchanger - DCE

  95. Direct Market Access - DMA

  96. Direct-Access Broker

  97. Discount Broker

  98. Discretionary Account

  99. Display Book

  100. Distribution Stock

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    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.
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    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.
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  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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