Financial Buzz Words Terms

  1. Friends and Family Shares

  2. Front Running

  3. Fund-Drainer

  4. Funemployment

  5. Gadfly

  6. Game Changer

  7. Garbatrage

  8. Gazelle Company

  9. Gazump

  10. Gazunder

  11. General Motors (GM) Indicator

  12. Generation Gap

  13. Ghosting

  14. Glocalization

  15. Godfather Offer

  16. Going Concern

  17. Going Public

  18. Going-Concern Value

  19. Gold Bull

  20. Goldbricker

  21. Golden Coffin

  22. Golden Geese

  23. Golden Hammer

  24. Golden Handcuffs

  25. Golden Hello

  26. Golden Life Jacket

  27. Golden Parachute

  28. Golden Rule

  29. Golden Share

  30. Gorilla

  31. Grant

  32. Gray Knight

  33. Green Fund

  34. Green Shoots

  35. Green Tech

  36. Greenspan Put

  37. Gridlock

  38. Grinder

  39. Groupon

  40. Gun Jumping

  41. Gunslinger

  42. Halloween Massacre

  43. Halo Effect

  44. Harry Potter Stock Index

  45. Hiccup

  46. High Close

  47. High Earners, Not Rich Yet - HENRYs

  48. High-Yield Investment Program - HYIP

  49. Hiring Freeze

  50. Hit The Bid

  51. Honcho

  52. Hot Money

  53. Hot Waitress Economic Index

  54. Hub And Spoke Structure

  55. Icarus Factor

  56. Iceberg Order

  57. Ideation

  58. Impression

  59. In The Penalty Box

  60. In The Tank

  61. Index ETF

  62. Index Hugger

  63. Industrial Espionage

  64. Industry Lifecycle

  65. Inefficient Portfolio

  66. Inflection Point

  67. Intellectual Capital

  68. Intelligent ETF

  69. Intrapreneur

  70. Inventrepreneur

  71. Invest, Then Investigate

  72. IOU

  73. iShares

  74. January Barometer

  75. January Effect

  76. Japan Inc.

  77. Jekyll and Hyde

  78. Joseph Effect

  79. Junior Equity

  80. Kangaroos

  81. Keiretsu

  82. Kickback

  83. Kicker

  84. Kicking The Tires

  85. Kids In Parents' Pockets Eroding Retirement Savings - KIPPERS

  86. Killer Application

  87. Killer Bees

  88. Kiting

  89. Kremlinomics

  90. Lady Macbeth Strategy

  91. Lame Duck

  92. Late-Day Trading

  93. Leading Lipstick Indicator

  94. Legacy Costs

  95. Legislative Overkill

  96. Lemming

  97. Lemon

  98. Leprechaun Leader

  99. Linden Dollar

  100. Lindsay Lohan Stock Index

Hot Definitions
  1. Cash and Carry Transaction

    A type of transaction in the futures market in which the cash or spot price of a commodity is below the futures contract price. Cash and carry transactions are considered arbitrage transactions.
  2. Amplitude

    The difference in price from the midpoint of a trough to the midpoint of a peak of a security. Amplitude is positive when calculating a bullish retracement (when calculating from trough to peak) and negative when calculating a bearish retracement (when calculating from peak to trough).
  3. Ascending Triangle

    A bullish chart pattern used in technical analysis that is easily recognizable by the distinct shape created by two trendlines. In an ascending triangle, one trendline is drawn horizontally at a level that has historically prevented the price from heading higher, while the second trendline connects a series of increasing troughs.
  4. National Best Bid and Offer - NBBO

    A term applying to the SEC requirement that brokers must guarantee customers the best available ask price when they buy securities and the best available bid price when they sell securities.
  5. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in the margin account.
  6. Leased Bank Guarantee

    A bank guarantee that is leased to a third party for a specific fee. The issuing bank will conduct due diligence on the creditworthiness of the customer looking to secure a bank guarantee, then lease a guarantee to that customer for a set amount of money and over a set period of time, typically less than two years.
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