Take A Report

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Take A Report'

A slang phrase signifying that an individual's trade order has been executed. "Take a report" is also trader slang for "get out of my face" or "you're done".

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Take A Report'

The "take a report" phrase became popular in 2007 when former Citibank executive Michael J. McCarthy penned an edgy blog by the same name, which he published under the pseudonym "Large".

RELATED TERMS
  1. Trading Arcade

    A slang term for an electronic trading facility where local investors ...
  2. Jekyll and Hyde

    1. A slang term referring to the strengths and weaknesses of ...
  3. Dumping

    In international trade, the export by a country or company of ...
  4. Yupcap

    A slang term for a young urban professional who cannot afford ...
  5. Vulture Capitalist

    1. A slang word for a venture capitalist who deprives an inventor ...
  6. Buy To Cover

    A buy order made on a stock or other listed security that closes ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. What is the average price-to-book ratio for companies in the drugs sector?

    Companies in the drug manufacturers - major industry sector are included under the health-care sector. Investors could use ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. How does a company decide when it is going to split its stock?

    There are no set guidelines or requirements that determine when a company will split its stock. Often, companies that see ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. Why are some spin-offs taxable and some are tax-free?

    The manner in which a parent company structures the spinoff and divests itself of a subsidiary or division determines whether ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Which has performed better historically, the stock market or real estate?

    For the majority of U.S. history – or at least as far back as reliable information goes – housing prices have increased only ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. What's the difference between cash-on-delivery differ and delivery against payment?

    Cash on delivery and delivery versus payment describe different procedures and timing of payments. Cash on delivery describes ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. How do I use Trade Volume Index (TVI) to create a forex trading strategy?

    The trade volume index (TVI) indicates whether a security is being accumulated or distributed and is calculated using intraday ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    The Alphabet Soup Of Stocks

    Are the countless stock categories leaving you puzzled? Here we help you sort through the confusion.
  2. Forex Education

    Trading Double Tops And Double Bottoms

    We look at how Bollinger Bands help accurately project entry and exit points for pattern traders.
  3. Options & Futures

    Direct Access Trading Systems

    DATs can dramatically speed up order execution - find out how this system gives novice traders an edge.
  4. Active Trading Fundamentals

    The Stop-Loss Order - Make Sure You Use It

    It's a simple but powerful tool to help you implement your stock-investment strategy. Find out how.
  5. Retirement

    Electronic Trading Tutorial

    Learn about the systems that run the market. Topics include market makers, specialists, SuperDOT, ECNs, SOES, Level I, II, and III Access, and more.
  6. Options & Futures

    Brokers and Online Trading

    How do you find the right broker for your investment needs? Start by reading our broker tutorial.
  7. Investing Basics

    Understanding Open-End Funds

    An open-end fund is a type of mutual fund that does not limit the amount of shares it issues, but issues as many shares as investors are willing to buy.
  8. Investing Basics

    What is a Nominal Value?

    The nominal value of a security, such as a stock or bond, remains fixed for the duration of its life.
  9. Fundamental Analysis

    Calculating Future Value

    Future value is the value of an asset or cash at a specified date in the future that is equivalent in value to a specified sum today.
  10. Investing

    The Strong Dollar’s (Real) Toll On Tech Stocks

    A large portion of U.S. technology companies’ sales occur overseas, given the strong international business and consumer demand from many U.S. tech firms.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Butterfly Spread

    A neutral option strategy combining bull and bear spreads. Butterfly spreads use four option contracts with the same expiration ...
  2. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
  3. Moving Average - MA

    A widely used indicator in technical analysis that helps smooth out price action by filtering out the “noise” from random ...
  4. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  5. Productivity

    An economic measure of output per unit of input. Inputs include labor and capital, while output is typically measured in ...
  6. Variance

    The spread between numbers in a data set, measuring Variance is calculated by taking the differences between each number ...
Trading Center