1. Excluded Commodity

  2. Excluding Items

  3. Exclusion Ratio

  4. Exclusive Assortment

  5. Exclusive Listing

  6. Exculpatory Clause

  7. Executing Broker

  8. Execution

  9. Executive Director

  10. Executive MBA - EMBA

  11. Executives' Meeting of East Asia and Pacific Central Banks - EMEAP

  12. Executor

  13. Executrix

  14. Exempt Commodity

  15. Exempt Income

  16. Exempt Transaction

  17. Exempt-Interest Dividend

  18. Exemption

  19. Exemption Trust

  20. Exercise

  21. Exercise Backdating

  22. Exercise Limit

  23. Exercise Price

  24. Exhaust Price

  25. Exhausted Selling Model

  26. Exhaustion

  27. Exhaustion Gap

  28. Existing Home Sales

  29. Exit Fee

  30. Exit Option

  31. Exit Point

  32. Exit Strategy

  33. Exit Visa

  34. Exogenous Growth

  35. Exon-Florio Provision

  36. Exoneration

  37. Exordium Clause

  38. Exotic Currency

  39. Exotic Mortgage

  40. Exotic Option

  41. Expanded Share Buyback

  42. Expansion

  43. Expansion Option

  44. Expansionary Policy

  45. Expatriate

  46. Expatriation Tax

  47. Expectations Index

  48. Expectations Theory

  49. Expected Family Contribution - EFC

  50. Expected Return

  51. Expected Utility

  52. Expected Value

  53. Expedited Funds Availability Act - EFAA

  54. Expenditure Method

  55. Expense

  56. Expense Limit

  57. Expense Ratio

  58. Experimental Economics

  59. Expert Network

  60. Expiration Cycle

  61. Expiration Date

  62. Expiration Time

  63. Explicit Cost

  64. Exploding Warrant

  65. Exploration & Production - E&P

  66. Exploratory Well

  67. Exponential Growth

  68. Exponential Moving Average - EMA

  69. Export

  70. Export Credit Agency - ECA

  71. Export Incentives

  72. Export Trading Company - ETC

  73. Export-Import Bank Of The United States - Ex-Im Bank

  74. Exposure At Default - EAD

  75. Exposure Draft

  76. Exposure Netting

  77. Express Warranty

  78. Expropriation

  79. Expunge

  80. Extendable Bond

  81. Extendable Swap

  82. Extended IRA

  83. Extended Normal Costing

  84. Extended Trading

  85. Extender Clause

  86. eXtensible Business Reporting Language - XBRL

  87. Extensible Markup Language - XML

  88. Extension Risk

  89. External Claim

  90. External Debt

  91. External Diseconomies Of Scale

  92. External Economies Of Scale

  93. Externality

  94. Extra Dividend

  95. Extraordinary General Meeting - EGM

  96. Extraordinary Item

  97. Extraordinary Redemption

  98. Extraordinary Repairs

  99. Extrinsic Value

Hot Definitions
  1. Amplitude

    The difference in price from the midpoint of a trough to the midpoint of a peak of a security. Amplitude is positive when calculating a bullish retracement (when calculating from trough to peak) and negative when calculating a bearish retracement (when calculating from peak to trough).
  2. Ascending Triangle

    A bullish chart pattern used in technical analysis that is easily recognizable by the distinct shape created by two trendlines. In an ascending triangle, one trendline is drawn horizontally at a level that has historically prevented the price from heading higher, while the second trendline connects a series of increasing troughs.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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).
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