1. Q

  2. Q Ratio (Tobin's Q Ratio)

  3. QAR (Qatari Riyal)

  4. Qatar Investment Authority - QIA

  5. QQQQ

  6. Qstick Indicator

  7. Quadrix

  8. Quadruple Witching

  9. Qualification Ratio

  10. Qualified Acquisition Cost

  11. Qualified Adoption Expenses - QAE

  12. Qualified Annuity

  13. Qualified Appraisal

  14. Qualified Appraiser

  15. Qualified Automatic Contribution Arrangements - QACAs

  16. Qualified Charitable Organization

  17. Qualified Disclaimer

  18. Qualified Distribution

  19. Qualified Dividend

  20. Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor - QDII

  21. Qualified Domestic Relations Order - QDRO

  22. Qualified Electric Vehicle

  23. Qualified Eligible Participant - QEP

  24. Qualified Exchange Accommodation Arrangements

  25. Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor - QFII

  26. Qualified Higher Education Expense

  27. Qualified Institutional Buyer - QIB

  28. Qualified Institutional Placement - QIP

  29. Qualified Joint And Survivor Annuity - QJSA

  30. Qualified Mortgage

  31. Qualified Mortgage Insurance Premium

  32. Qualified Opinion

  33. Qualified Personal Residence Trust – QPRT

  34. Qualified Pre-Retirement Survivor Annuity - QPSA

  35. Qualified Production Activities Income - QPAI

  36. Qualified Professional Asset Manager - QPAM

  37. Qualified Reservist

  38. Qualified Retirement Plan

  39. Qualified Savings Bond

  40. Qualified Special Representative Agreement - QSR

  41. Qualified Terminable Interest Property (QTIP) Trust

  42. Qualified Trust

  43. Qualified Widow Or Widower

  44. Qualifying Annuity

  45. Qualifying Disposition

  46. Qualifying Domestic Trust - QDOT

  47. Qualifying Investment

  48. Qualifying Ratios

  49. Qualifying Relative

  50. Qualifying Transaction

  51. Qualifying Widow/Widower

  52. Qualitative Analysis

  53. Quality Control

  54. Quality Control Chart

  55. Quality Management

  56. Quality Of Earnings

  57. Quality Of Life

  58. Quality Spread Differential - QSD

  59. Quant Fund

  60. Quantitative Analysis

  61. Quantitative Easing

  62. Quantitative Easing 2 – QE2

  63. Quantitative Trading

  64. Quantity Demanded

  65. Quantity Discount

  66. Quantity Supplied

  67. Quantity Theory Of Money

  68. Quantity-Adjusting Option - Quanto Option

  69. Quanto Swap

  70. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

  71. Quarter On Quarter - QOQ

  72. Quarter Over Quarter - Q/Q

  73. Quarter To Date - QTD

  74. Quarterly Earnings Report

  75. Quarterly Income Debt Securities - QUIDS

  76. Quarterly Income Preferred Securities - QUIPS

  77. Quarterly Revenue Growth

  78. Quarterly Services Survey

  79. Quartile

  80. Quasi Contract

  81. Quasi-Public Corporation

  82. Quasi-Reorganization

  83. Questioned Document Investigation

  84. Queuing Theory

  85. Quick Assets

  86. Quick Ratio

  87. Quick-Rinse Bankruptcy

  88. Quid

  89. Quid Pro Quo

  90. Quid Pro Quo Contribution

  91. Quiet Filing

  92. Quiet Period

  93. Quiet Title

  94. Quiet Title Action

  95. Quintiles

  96. Quitclaim Deed

  97. Quorum

  98. Quota

  99. Quotation

  100. Quote

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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