Stocks Terms

  1. Basic Earnings Per Share

  2. Basic Materials Sector

  3. Basis Risk

  4. Basis Trading

  5. Basis Value

  6. Basket

  7. Basket Trade

  8. Batch Processing

  9. Batch Trading

  10. Batch-Level Activities

  11. BAX Contract

  12. Bay Street

  13. Bayes' Theorem

  14. BBA Mortgage Approvals

  15. BCG Growth Share Matrix

  16. Bear

  17. Bear CD

  18. Bear Hug

  19. Bear Market Rally

  20. Bear Position

  21. Bear Raid

  22. Bear Squeeze

  23. Bear Stearns

  24. Bear Trap

  25. Bearer Share

  26. Beating The Gun

  27. Bed And Breakfast Deal

  28. Before Reimbursement Expense Ratio

  29. Beginning Inventory - BI

  30. Beginning Market Value (BMV)

  31. Behavioral Accounting

  32. Behavioral Economics

  33. Behavioral Finance

  34. Behaviorist

  35. Beirut Stock Exchange - BSE

  36. Bell

  37. Bellwether

  38. Bellwether Stock

  39. Below Full Employment Equilibrium

  40. Below The Market

  41. Belt And Suspenders

  42. Benchmark

  43. Benchmark Error

  44. Benchmark For Correlation Values

  45. Beneficial Owner

  46. Benefit Cost Ratio - BCR

  47. Beneish Model

  48. Benjamin Graham

  49. Benjamin Method

  50. Berkshire Hathaway

  51. Berlin Stock Exchange (BER) .B

  52. Bermuda Stock Exchange - BSX

  53. Bernard Madoff

  54. Berne Exchange - BX

  55. Bernoulli's Hypothesis

  56. Berry Ratio

  57. Bertil Ohlin

  58. Bespoke CDO

  59. Best Alternative To A Negotiated Agreement - BATNA

  60. Best Bid

  61. Best Efforts

  62. Best Of Breed

  63. Best Practices

  64. Best-Price Rule - Rule 14D-10

  65. Beta

  66. Beta Alpha Psi

  67. Bias

  68. Biased Expectations Theory

  69. Bid

  70. Bid And Asked

  71. Bid Price

  72. Bid Size

  73. Bid Support

  74. Bid Tick

  75. Bid Whacker

  76. Bid-Ask Spread

  77. Bifurcation

  78. Big Bang

  79. Big Bath

  80. Big Ben

  81. Big Blue

  82. Big Board

  83. Big Figure

  84. Big Four (or Big Five, Big Six, Big Eight)

  85. Big Mac PPP

  86. Big Six Banks

  87. Big Ticket Item

  88. Big Uglies

  89. Bilateral Credit Limit

  90. Bilateral Monopoly

  91. Bilateral Trade

  92. Bilbao Stock Exchange (BIL) .BI

  93. Bill Presentment

  94. Bill-And-Hold Basis

  95. Billions Of Cubic Feet Equivalent - BCFE

  96. Binomial Distribution

  97. Binomial Tree

  98. Bioeconomics

  99. Biofuel

  100. Bird Dog

Hot Definitions
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    A closed-end fund is a publicly traded investment company that raises a fixed amount of capital through an initial public offering (IPO). The fund is then structured, listed and traded like a stock on a stock exchange.
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    A type of short-term borrowing where an individual borrows a small amount at a very high rate of interest. The borrower typically writes a post-dated personal check in the amount they wish to borrow plus a fee in exchange for cash.
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    The process through which an issuer creates a financial instrument by combining other financial assets and then marketing different tiers of the repackaged instruments to investors.
  4. Economic Forecasting

    The process of attempting to predict the future condition of the economy. This involves the use of statistical models utilizing variables sometimes called indicators.
  5. Chicago Mercantile Exchange - CME

    The world's second-largest exchange for futures and options on futures and the largest in the U.S. Trading involves mostly futures on interest rates, currency, equities, stock indices and agricultural products.
  6. Private Equity

    Equity capital that is not quoted on a public exchange. Private equity consists of investors and funds that make investments directly into private companies or conduct buyouts of public companies that result in a delisting of public equity.
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