1. Excluding Items

  2. Exclusion Ratio

  3. Exclusive Assortment

  4. Exclusive Listing

  5. Exculpatory Clause

  6. Executing Broker

  7. Execution

  8. Executive Director

  9. Executive MBA - EMBA

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

  11. Executor

  12. Executrix

  13. Exempt Commodity

  14. Exempt Income

  15. Exempt Transaction

  16. Exempt-Interest Dividend

  17. Exemption

  18. Exemption Trust

  19. Exercise

  20. Exercise Backdating

  21. Exercise Limit

  22. Exercise Price

  23. Exhaust Price

  24. Exhausted Selling Model

  25. Exhaustion

  26. Exhaustion Gap

  27. Existing Home Sales

  28. Exit Fee

  29. Exit Option

  30. Exit Point

  31. Exit Strategy

  32. Exit Visa

  33. Exogenous Growth

  34. Exon-Florio Provision

  35. Exoneration

  36. Exordium Clause

  37. Exotic Currency

  38. Exotic Mortgage

  39. Exotic Option

  40. Expanded Share Buyback

  41. Expansion

  42. Expansion Option

  43. Expansionary Policy

  44. Expatriate

  45. Expatriation Tax

  46. Expectations Index

  47. Expectations Theory

  48. Expected Family Contribution - EFC

  49. Expected Return

  50. Expected Utility

  51. Expected Value

  52. Expedited Funds Availability Act - EFAA

  53. Expenditure Method

  54. Expense

  55. Expense Limit

  56. Expense Ratio

  57. Experimental Economics

  58. Expert Network

  59. Expiration Cycle

  60. Expiration Date

  61. Expiration Time

  62. Explicit Cost

  63. Exploding Warrant

  64. Exploration & Production - E&P

  65. Exploratory Well

  66. Exponential Growth

  67. Exponential Moving Average - EMA

  68. Export

  69. Export Credit Agency - ECA

  70. Export Incentives

  71. Export Trading Company - ETC

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

  73. Exposure At Default - EAD

  74. Exposure Draft

  75. Exposure Netting

  76. Express Warranty

  77. Expropriation

  78. Expunge

  79. Extendable Bond

  80. Extendable Swap

  81. Extended IRA

  82. Extended Normal Costing

  83. Extended Trading

  84. Extender Clause

  85. eXtensible Business Reporting Language - XBRL

  86. Extensible Markup Language - XML

  87. Extension Risk

  88. External Claim

  89. External Debt

  90. External Diseconomies Of Scale

  91. External Economies Of Scale

  92. Externality

  93. Extra Dividend

  94. Extraordinary General Meeting - EGM

  95. Extraordinary Item

  96. Extraordinary Redemption

  97. Extraordinary Repairs

  98. Extrinsic Value

Hot Definitions
  1. Family Limited Partnership - FLP

    A type of partnership designed to centralize family business or investment accounts. FLPs pool together a family's assets into one single family-owned business partnership that family members own shares of. FLPs are frequently used as an estate tax minimization strategy, as shares in the FLP can be transferred between generations, at lower taxation rates than would be applied to the partnership's holdings.
  2. Yield Burning

    The illegal practice of underwriters marking up the prices on bonds for the purpose of reducing the yield on the bond. This practice, referred to as "burning the yield," is done after the bond is placed in escrow for an investor who is awaiting repayment.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
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