Financial Buzz Words Terms

  1. Corruption Perception Index - CPI

  2. Cover Your Ass

  3. Crack

  4. Crack Spread

  5. Cram-Down Deal

  6. Cramdown

  7. Crash

  8. Creative Destruction

  9. Credit Crisis

  10. Credit Crunch

  11. Credit Easing

  12. Critical Mass

  13. Critical Path Analysis

  14. Crown Jewels

  15. Cult Brand

  16. Cult Stock

  17. Curb Trading

  18. Current Price

  19. Cutting A Melon

  20. Cyber Monday

  21. Cyclical Industry

  22. Dalal Street

  23. David Hasselhoff Index

  24. Dead Hand Provision

  25. Death By A Thousand Cuts

  26. Deer Market

  27. Defunct

  28. Deliverables

  29. Derivatives Time Bomb

  30. Dialing and Smiling

  31. Diamonds

  32. Disclosable Event

  33. Distressed Sale

  34. Dividend Selling

  35. Diworsification

  36. Dog And Pony Show

  37. Dog Eat Dog

  38. Dogs Of The Dow

  39. Doorbuster

  40. Dotcom

  41. Double Witching

  42. Dow Jones BRIC 50 Index

  43. Downside

  44. Downstream

  45. Draghi Effect

  46. Drip Feed

  47. Drop Dead Date

  48. Dry Hole

  49. Dry Powder

  50. Dummy Director

  51. Dummy Shareholder

  52. Dwarf

  53. E-Meeting

  54. Each Way

  55. Eat Well, Sleep Well

  56. Eat Your Own Dog Food

  57. Echo Bubble

  58. Electronic Retailing - E-tailing

  59. Elephants

  60. Elevator Pitch

  61. Elves

  62. Empire Building

  63. Empty Suit

  64. Energy Improvement Mortgage

  65. Enron

  66. Ethical Investing

  67. Eva Longoria Stock Index

  68. Evergreen Funding

  69. Facebook Credits

  70. Fair Trade Investing

  71. Falling Knife

  72. Farm Team

  73. Fast Market Rule

  74. Fast Tape

  75. Fat Cat

  76. Featherbedding

  77. Fed Speak

  78. Federal Reserve Communications System For The Eighties - FRCS-80

  79. Fifth-Letter Identifier

  80. Fighting The Tape

  81. Financial Porn

  82. Financial Repression

  83. Financial Structure

  84. Fire Sale

  85. First In, Still Here - FISH

  86. First Mover

  87. Flash Price

  88. Flash Trading

  89. Flight To Liquidity

  90. Flight To Quality

  91. Foam The Runway

  92. Fool's Gold

  93. Footsie

  94. Forbes

  95. Forbes 500

  96. Fortune 1000

  97. Found Money

  98. Four Cs

  99. Fox-Trot Economy

  100. Free and Clear

Hot Definitions
  1. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

    A ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s earnings per share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, as a result of changes in its capital structure. Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
  2. Jeff Bezos

    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant
  3. Re-fracking

    Re-fracking is the practice of returning to older wells that had been fracked in the recent past to capitalize on newer, more effective extraction technology. Re-fracking can be effective on especially tight oil deposits – where the shale products low yields – to extend their productivity.
  4. TIMP (acronym)

    'TIMP' is an acronym that stands for 'Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines.' Similar to BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), the acronym was coined by and investor/economist to group fast-growing emerging market economies in similar states of economic development.
  5. Pension Risk Transfer

    When a defined benefit pension provider offloads some or all of the plan’s risk – e.g.: retirement payment liabilities to former employee beneficiaries. The plan sponsor can do this by offering vested plan participants a lump-sum payment to voluntarily leave the plan, or by negotiating with an insurance company to take on the responsibility for paying benefits.
  6. XW

    A symbol used to signify that a security is trading ex-warrant. XW is one of many alphabetic qualifiers that act as a shorthand to tell investors key information about a specific security in a stock quote. These qualifiers should not be confused with ticker symbols, some of which, like qualifiers, are just one or two letters.
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