Stocks Terms

  1. Business Consolidation

  2. Business Continuity Planning - BCP

  3. Business Crime Insurance

  4. Business Development Company - BDC

  5. Business Ecosystem

  6. Business Ethics

  7. Business Income

  8. Business Process Redesign - BPR

  9. Business Segment Reporting

  10. Business Valuation

  11. Bust

  12. Bust-Up Takeover

  13. Busted Takeover

  14. Buy

  15. Buy And Hold

  16. Buy And Homework

  17. Buy Limit Order

  18. Buy Minus

  19. Buy Signal

  20. Buy Stop Order

  21. Buy Stops Above

  22. Buy The Book

  23. Buy The Dips

  24. Buy To Cover

  25. Buy Weakness

  26. Buy, Strip And Flip

  27. Buy-In

  28. Buy-In Management Buyout - BIMBO

  29. Buyer's Market

  30. Buyers/Sellers On Balance

  31. Buying Forward

  32. Buying Hedge

  33. Buying On Margin

  34. Buying Power

  35. Buyout

  36. C

  37. C-Note

  38. C-Share

  39. Cabinet Crowd

  40. CAC 40

  41. Calamity Call

  42. Calculated Intangible Value - CIV

  43. Calculation Agent

  44. Calcutta Stock Exchange (CAL) .CL

  45. Calendar Effect

  46. Calendar Year

  47. Calendar Year Accounting Incurred Losses

  48. Calendar Year Experience

  49. Call Auction

  50. Call Loan

  51. Call Loan Rate

  52. Call Market

  53. Call Money

  54. Call Money Rate

  55. Call On A Put

  56. Call Price

  57. Call Report

  58. Callable Common Stock

  59. Callable Preferred Stock

  60. Calmar Ratio

  61. Cambrist

  62. CAN SLIM

  63. Canada's New Stock Exchange - CNQ

  64. Canadian Capital Markets Association - CCMA

  65. Canadian Competition Act

  66. Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation - CDCC

  67. Canadian Income Trust

  68. Canadian Institute Of Chartered Accountants - CICA

  69. Canadian Investor Protection Fund - CIPF

  70. Canadian Originated Preferred Securities - COPrS

  71. Canadian Securities Course™ - CSC™

  72. Cancel Former Order - CFO

  73. Canceled Order

  74. Cantor Futures Exchange

  75. Capacity Cost

  76. Capacity Requirements Planning - CRP

  77. Capacity Utilization Rate

  78. Capital

  79. Capital Account

  80. Capital Addition

  81. Capital Allocation Line - CAL

  82. Capital Asset

  83. Capital Asset Pricing Model - CAPM

  84. Capital Blockade

  85. Capital Budgeting

  86. Capital Commitment

  87. Capital Consumption Allowance - CCA

  88. Capital Cost Allowance - CCA

  89. Capital Decay

  90. Capital Dividend

  91. Capital Dividend Account - CDA

  92. Capital Employed

  93. Capital Expenditure - CAPEX

  94. Capital Flight

  95. Capital Flows

  96. Capital Formation

  97. Capital Funding

  98. Capital Gain

  99. Capital Gains Distribution

  100. Capital Gains Exposure - CGE

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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