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  1. Cross Trade

    A cross trade is when a buy and sell order are matched without the transaction being posted to the exchange or made available ...
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    Burgernomics refers to the Economist's Big Mac Index, which tracks purchasing power parity using the cost of a McDonald's ...
  3. Borrowing Power Of Securities

    Borrowing power of securities is the amount associated with being able to buy securities on margin, or using securities as ...
  4. Currency Certificate

    A currency certificate grants the right to change a sum of one currency into another at a specified rate and is often a hedge ...
  5. Sectoral Reciprocity

    Sectoral reciprocity is a trade agreement between two countries to reduce or eliminate trade barriers in a certain, strategic ...
  6. Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG)

    The Canada Education Savings Grant is a grant from the Government of Canada paid directly into a beneficiary's Registered ...
  7. Convenience Check

    Convenience checks are blank checks provided by credit card issuers that cardholders can use to make purchases or transfer ...
  8. Collection-Proof

    Collection proof is a word used to describe a person that has no income or assets that can legally be seized for debt repayment.
  9. Co-mortgagor

    A co-mortgagor is an individual or party who, along with a co-borrower, applies for and assumes responsibility for repayment ...
  10. Canadian Depository For Securities Limited - CDS

    The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited, widely known by its acronym CDS, is Canada's national securities depository, ...
  11. Auction Rate

    Auction rate is the interest rate that will be paid on a specific security as determined by the Dutch auction process.
  12. Anticipated Holding Period

    Anticipated holding period refers to the length of time for which a limited partnership expects to hold a specific asset.

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  1. Leverage

    Leverage results from using borrowed capital as a source of funding when investing to expand the firm's asset base and generate ...
  2. Financial Risk

    Financial risk is the possibility that shareholders will lose money when investing in a company if its cash flow fails to ...
  3. Enterprise Value (EV)

    Enterprise Value (EV) is a measure of a company's total value, often used as a more comprehensive alternative to equity market ...
  4. Relative Strength Index - RSI

    Relative Strength Indicator (RSI) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent ...
  5. Dividend

    A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders.
  6. Inventory Turnover

    Inventory turnover is a ratio showing how many times a company has sold and replaces inventory over a period.
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