Stock Market Terminology

  1. Why Earnings Results Have Not Mattered to the ...

    Discover why the U.S. stock market is probably in an asset bubble, how stock prices ...
  2. How the Credit Market Impacts the Stock Market

    Discover why some analysts believe stock market prices are actually driven by demand ...
  3. The Europe Behind the Headlines

    April was far from the cruelest month for investors. Most will have felt sentiment ...
  4. 3 Investment Fees You Can't Lower

    Investment fees are a guarantee for every investor. Knowing what's negotiable and ...
  5. Investing Opportunities to Consider Before the ...

    Markets today are characterized by low returns and lots of “me-too” trades, but it’s ...
  6. Asset Matters: Just Stop the Pain

    Find out why understanding emotional reactions to market pullbacks can improve investment ...
  1. NYSE Glitch Halts Trading in 199 Tickers (ICE)

    A technical glitch described as a "critical issue" has halted trading in 199 tickers ...
  2. 3 Red Flags for Value Stocks (KMI, FCX)

    Assess the components of Warren Buffett's value investing technique, and analyze ...
  3. Top 3 Stocks to Invest in If You Can't Stand ...

    Don't have the appetite for risk? Consider these 3 stocks.
  4. BATS, Second-Largest U.S. Equity Exchange, to ...

    BATS Global Markets Inc., which runs four U.S. equity exchanges and has branched ...
  5. Recent events may impact Icahn's portfolio (AAPL, ...

    Recent Events Surrounding Apple Inc. (AAPL) and American International Group Inc ...
  6. Adobe Systems: An Activist Investment Analysis ...

    Find out how activist investor and ValueAct Capital CEO Jeffrey Ubben led computer ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. Do hedge funds have ticker symbols?

    Discover whether or not hedge funds have ticker symbols, where you can find ticker symbols and the significance of a ticker ...
  2. Where do penny stocks trade?

    Learn where penny stocks are traded, and how investors can obtain access to penny stock trading, along with general information ...
  3. Where can I buy penny stocks?

    Discover basic information an investor needs on trading penny stocks, including where penny stocks are traded and the risks ...
  4. How does the stock market react to changes in the Federal Funds Rate?

    Learn how the stock market reacts to changes in the federal funds rate. The fed funds rate is the overnight rate at which ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  2. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  3. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  4. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  5. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  6. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
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