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. Yield Burning

    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.
  2. Marginal Analysis

    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
  3. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    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.
  4. Gilt-Edged Switching

    The selling and repurchasing of certain high-grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt-edged switching involves gilt-edged security, which can be high-grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies or by certain governments.
  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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