Active Trading Terms

  1. Breakout Trader

  2. Broad Tape

  3. Broad-Based Weighted Average Ratchet

  4. Broadening Formation

  5. Broker's Call

  6. Brokerage Department

  7. Brokerage Window

  8. Bubble Theory

  9. Buck The Trend

  10. Buenos Aires Stock Exchange (BUE) .BA

  11. Bulge

  12. Bull Bond

  13. Bull Call Spread

  14. Bull Market

  15. Bull Position

  16. Bull Put Spread

  17. Bull Spread

  18. Bull Trap

  19. Bull Vertical Spread

  20. Bull/Bear Ratio

  21. Bullet Dodging

  22. Bullet Trade

  23. Bullion Market

  24. Bullish Abandoned Baby

  25. Bullish Belt Hold

  26. Bullish Engulfing Pattern

  27. Bullish Harami

  28. Bullish Homing Pigeon

  29. Bunching

  30. Business Auto Coverage Form

  31. Bust

  32. Bust-Up Takeover

  33. Busted Takeover

  34. Butterfly Spread

  35. Buy A Bounce

  36. Buy A Spread

  37. Buy And Hold

  38. Buy And Homework

  39. Buy Break

  40. Buy Limit Order

  41. Buy Minus

  42. Buy Signal

  43. Buy Stop Order

  44. Buy Stops Above

  45. Buy To Close

  46. Buy To Cover

  47. Buy To Open

  48. Buy Weakness

  49. Buy-Write

  50. Buyer's Call

  51. Buyers/Sellers On Balance

  52. Buying On Margin

  53. Buying Power

  54. Buyout

  55. Cafeteria Plan

  56. Calculation Agent

  57. Calendar Spread

  58. Call

  59. Call Loan

  60. Call Loan Rate

  61. Call Money

  62. Call Money Rate

  63. Call On A Call

  64. Call On A Put

  65. Call Option

  66. Call Over

  67. Call Premium

  68. Call Ratio Backspread

  69. Call Rule

  70. Call Swaption

  71. Callable Swap

  72. Called Away

  73. Cambrist

  74. Camouflage Compensation

  75. Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation - CDCC

  76. Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC

  77. Canadian Securities Institute - CSI

  78. Canary Call

  79. Cancel Former Order - CFO

  80. Canceled Order

  81. Candlestick

  82. Capital Allocation

  83. Capital Gearing

  84. Capital IQ

  85. Capitalization Ratios

  86. Capitulation

  87. Caplet

  88. Capped Option

  89. Capping

  90. Caput

  91. Cash Flow-to-Debt Ratio

  92. Cash Neutral

  93. Cash Settlement

  94. Cash Trigger

  95. Cash Wages

  96. Cash-Based Option

  97. Cash-Or-Nothing Call

  98. Cash-or-Nothing Put

  99. Cash-Settled Options

  100. Cashless Conversion

Hot Definitions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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).
  6. Retail Sales

    An aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated time period, typically based on a data sampling that is extrapolated to model an entire country. In the U.S., the retail sales report is a monthly economic indicator compiled and released by the Census Bureau and the Department of Commerce.
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