Stocks Terms

  1. Ankle Biter

  2. Ann S. Moore

  3. Annapurna Option

  4. Anne M. Mulcahy

  5. Announcement Effect

  6. Annual

  7. Annual Basis

  8. Annual Budget

  9. Annual Cap

  10. Annual Dividend - Insurance

  11. Annual General Meeting - AGM

  12. Annual Report

  13. Annual Return

  14. Annualized Income

  15. Annualized Rate

  16. Annualized Total Return

  17. Annuity

  18. Annuity Due

  19. Annuity Method Of Depreciation

  20. Annuity Table

  21. Anomaly

  22. Anonymous Trading

  23. Anti Money Laundering - AML

  24. Anti-Boycott Regulations

  25. Anti-Dilution Provision

  26. Anti-Diversion Clause

  27. Anti-Dumping Duty

  28. Anti-Fragility

  29. Anti-Greenmail Provision

  30. Anti-Martingale System

  31. Anti-Reciprocal Rule

  32. Anti-Takeover Measure

  33. Anti-Takeover Statute

  34. Anticipated Holding Period

  35. Anticipatory Hedge

  36. Antidilutive

  37. Antitrust

  38. Any-and-All Bid

  39. APB Opinion

  40. APICS Business Outlook Index

  41. Appellate Courts

  42. Applied Cost

  43. Applied Overhead

  44. Appraisal

  45. Appraisal Approach

  46. Appraisal Capital

  47. Appraisal Costs

  48. Appraisal Fraud

  49. Appraisal Method Of Depreciation

  50. Appraisal Ratio

  51. Appraisal Right

  52. Appraiser

  53. Appreciation

  54. Appropriated Retained Earnings

  55. Appropriation

  56. Appropriation Account

  57. Arab Monetary Fund

  58. Arbitrage

  59. Arbitrage Pricing Theory - APT

  60. Arbitrage Trading Program - ATP

  61. Arbitrage-Free Valuation

  62. Arbitrageur

  63. Arc Elasticity

  64. Archangel

  65. Archipelago

  66. Arithmetic Index

  67. Arithmetic Mean

  68. Arm's Length Market

  69. Arms Index - TRIN

  70. Arrearage

  71. Arrow's Impossibility Theorem

  72. Articles Of Association

  73. ASC X12

  74. Ascending Triangle

  75. Asia Ex-Japan

  76. Asian Financial Crisis

  77. Ask

  78. Ask Size

  79. Aspirin Count Theory

  80. Assemble To Order - ATO

  81. Assessable Profit

  82. Assessable Security

  83. Assessable Stock

  84. Asset

  85. Asset Accumulation

  86. Asset Acquisition Strategy

  87. Asset Allocation

  88. Asset Allocation Fund

  89. Asset Backed Credit Default Swap - ABCDS

  90. Asset Base

  91. Asset Class Breakdown

  92. Asset Coverage Ratio

  93. Asset Depreciation Range - ADR

  94. Asset Earning Power - AEP

  95. Asset Financing

  96. Asset Ledger

  97. Asset Management

  98. Asset Mix

  99. Asset Play

  100. Asset Rationalization

Hot Definitions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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).
  5. Jeff Bezos

    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant Amazon.com.
  6. 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.
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