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Derivative A derivative is a security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. Read More
Sensitivity Analysis Sensitivity analysis is a technique used to determine how different values of an independent variable will affect a particular dependent variable under a given set of assumptions. Read More
Equity Equity is the value of an asset less the value of all liabilities on that asset. Read More
Earnings Per Share - EPS Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Read More
Gross Domestic Product - GDP GDP is the monetary value of all finished goods and services made within a country during a specific period. Read More
Debt/Equity Ratio The Debt/Equity (D/E) ratio indicates how much debt a company is using to finance its assets relative to the value of shareholders’ equity. Read More
Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a security that tracks an index, commodity, or basket of assets that resembles an index fund but trades like a stock on an exchange. Read More