1. P

  2. P To P (Peer To Peer) or (Path To Profitability)

  3. P-Test

  4. P-Value

  5. P/E 10 Ratio

  6. P/E 30 Ratio

  7. PAB

  8. PAB (Panamanian Balboa)

  9. Pac-Man

  10. Pac-Man Defense

  11. Pacific Exchange - PCX

  12. Pacific Rim

  13. Package Deal

  14. Paid In Capital

  15. Paid-Up

  16. Paid-Up Capital

  17. Pain Trade

  18. Painting The Tape

  19. Paired Shares

  20. Pairing Off

  21. Pairoff

  22. Pairs Trade

  23. Pale Recession

  24. Palisades Water Index

  25. Palladium

  26. Panel Bank

  27. Panic Buying

  28. Panic Selling

  29. Paper Dealer

  30. Paper Industry ETF

  31. Paper Millionaire

  32. Paper Money

  33. Paper Profit (Paper Loss)

  34. Paper Trade

  35. Paper Wallet

  36. Par

  37. Par Value

  38. Par Yield Curve

  39. Parabolic Indicator

  40. Paradigm Shift

  41. Paradox of Rationality

  42. Paradox Of Thrift

  43. Parallel Loan

  44. Paraplanning

  45. Parasitic Advertising

  46. Parent Company

  47. Pareto Analysis

  48. Pareto Efficiency

  49. Pareto Improvement

  50. Pareto Principle

  51. Pari-Mutuel Revenues

  52. Pari-passu

  53. Paris Club

  54. Paris Hilton Stock Index

  55. Paris Pair

  56. Paris Stock Exchange (PAR) .PA

  57. Parity

  58. Parity Bond

  59. Parity Price

  60. Parity Product

  61. Parking

  62. Parking Violation

  63. Parsonage Allowance

  64. Partial Redemption

  65. Partial Release

  66. Partially Convertible Debenture - PCD

  67. Participating Convertible Preferred Share - PCP

  68. Participating Policy

  69. Participating Preferred Stock

  70. Participation Mortgage

  71. Participation Rate

  72. Participatory Notes

  73. Partnership

  74. Party Wall

  75. Pass-Through Certificate

  76. Pass-Through Rate

  77. Pass-Through Security

  78. Passbook Loan

  79. Passive Activity

  80. Passive Activity Loss Rules

  81. Passive ETF

  82. Passive Foreign Investment Company - PFIC

  83. Passive Income

  84. Passive Investing

  85. Passive Loss

  86. Passive Management

  87. Past Due

  88. Past Due Balance Method

  89. Past Service

  90. Patent

  91. Patent Cliff

  92. Patent Reexamination

  93. Patent Share

  94. Patent Troll

  95. Path Dependency

  96. Path Dependent Option

  97. Pathfinder Prospectus

  98. Patrick J. Moore

  99. Patronage Dividend

  100. Pattern

Hot Definitions
  1. Cash and Carry Transaction

    A type of transaction in the futures market in which the cash or spot price of a commodity is below the futures contract price. Cash and carry transactions are considered arbitrage transactions.
  2. 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).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
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