Stocks Terms

  1. Basel Accord

  2. Basel I

  3. Basel II

  4. Basel III

  5. Basic Earnings Per Share

  6. Basic Materials Sector

  7. Basis Risk

  8. Basis Trading

  9. Basis Value

  10. Basket

  11. Basket Trade

  12. Batch Processing

  13. Batch Trading

  14. Batch-Level Activities

  15. BAX Contract

  16. Bay Street

  17. Bayes' Theorem

  18. BBA Mortgage Approvals

  19. BCG Growth Share Matrix

  20. Bear

  21. Bear CD

  22. Bear Fund

  23. Bear Hug

  24. Bear Market Rally

  25. Bear Position

  26. Bear Raid

  27. Bear Squeeze

  28. Bear Stearns

  29. Bear Trap

  30. Bearer Share

  31. Beating The Gun

  32. Bed And Breakfast Deal

  33. Before Reimbursement Expense Ratio

  34. Beginning Inventory - BI

  35. Beginning Market Value (BMV)

  36. Behavioral Accounting

  37. Behavioral Economics

  38. Behavioral Finance

  39. Behaviorist

  40. Beirut Stock Exchange - BSE

  41. Bell

  42. Bellwether

  43. Bellwether Stock

  44. Below Full Employment Equilibrium

  45. Below The Market

  46. Belt And Suspenders

  47. Benchmark

  48. Benchmark Error

  49. Benchmark For Correlation Values

  50. Beneficial Owner

  51. Benefit Cost Ratio - BCR

  52. Beneish Model

  53. Benjamin Graham

  54. Benjamin Method

  55. Berkshire Hathaway

  56. Berlin Stock Exchange (BER) .B

  57. Bermuda Stock Exchange - BSX

  58. Bernard Madoff

  59. Berne Exchange - BX

  60. Bernoulli's Hypothesis

  61. Berry Ratio

  62. Bertil Ohlin

  63. Bespoke CDO

  64. Best Alternative To A Negotiated Agreement - BATNA

  65. Best Bid

  66. Best Efforts

  67. Best Of Breed

  68. Best Practices

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

  70. Beta

  71. Beta Alpha Psi

  72. Bias

  73. Biased Expectations Theory

  74. Bid

  75. Bid And Asked

  76. Bid Price

  77. Bid Size

  78. Bid Support

  79. Bid Tick

  80. Bid Wanted

  81. Bid Whacker

  82. Bid-Ask Spread

  83. Bidder

  84. Bidding Up - Securities

  85. Bifurcation

  86. Big Bang

  87. Big Bath

  88. Big Ben

  89. Big Blue

  90. Big Board

  91. Big Figure

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

  93. Big Mac PPP

  94. Big Six Banks

  95. Big Ticket Item

  96. Big Uglies

  97. Bilateral Credit Limit

  98. Bilateral Monopoly

  99. Bilateral Trade

  100. Bilbao Stock Exchange (BIL) .BI

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

    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant Amazon.com.
  5. 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.
  6. TIMP (acronym)

    'TIMP' is an acronym that stands for 'Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines.' Similar to BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), the acronym was coined by and investor/economist to group fast-growing emerging market economies in similar states of economic development.
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