Stocks dictionary

A

A shares
Abnormal returns
Above the market
Absolute priority
Accelerated share repurchase
Acceleration covenant
Accomodation trading
Accounts payable turnover ratio
Accrued dividend
Accumulated earnings tax
Acquisition loan
Active index fund
Actively managed fund
Activity ratio
Actual return
Adjustable rate preferred stock
Adjusted debit balance
Affidavit of loss
After hours trading
All or none
All ordinaries stock index
Allied member
Alpha
Alpha generator
Alphabet rounds
Alternative energy Exchage Traded Fund (ETF)
American depositary receipt (ADR)
American depositary share (ADS)
Amsterdam stock exchange
Ankle biter
Annapurna stock option
Announcement effect
Annual report
Annual return
Anonymous trading
Anti-dilution provision
Anti-takeover measure
Anti-takeover statute
Antidilutive
Any and all bid
Ask
Assessable stock
Asset mix
Asset performance
Asset play
Asset turnover
Asset Valuation
Assimilation
At the close order
At the opening order
Auction
Auction market
Authorized stock
Average up

B

B shares
Baby berkshire
Barefoot pilgrim
Barometer
Base year analysis
Basic materials sector
Basing
Basket trade
Batch trading
Bear
Bear CD
Bear market
Bear raid
Bear trap
Bearer share
Bellwether
Benchmark
Berkshire Hathaway
Bid
Bid ask spread
Bid size
Bid tick
Big uglies
Block order
Blotter
Blue chip
Blue collar trader
Board lot
Boiler room
Bonus issue
Book closure
Boston snow indicator
Bottom up investing
Bourse
Box top order
Bracketed buy order
Bracketed sell order
Break issue
Break out trader
Bubble
Buy
Buy and hold
Buy and homework
Buy break
Buy the dips
Buy to cover
Buyback
Buyout

C

CAC 40
Calendar effect
Call loan
Call price
Call warrant
Callable common stock
Callable preferred stock
Called away
Cancelled order
Capital appreciation
Capital asset
Capital gain
Capital goods sector
Capital intensive
Capital reduction
Capital share
Capital stock
Capital surplus
Capitalization
Capitalization weighted index
Cash and stock dividend
Cash dividend
Cash flow financing
Cash position
Cash trading
Cashless conversion
Certificated stock
Champagne stock
Channel check
Cheap stock
Choppy market
Churning
Circuit breaker
Circular trading
Class A shares
Class B shares
Class of shares
Classified shares
Clawback
Clearing
Clearing fee
Clearing house
Clientele effect
Close
Close position
Closed market transaction
Closely held shares
Closely held stock
Closet indexing
Closing bell
Closing price
Closing quote
Closing tick
Cluster analysis
Collar
Commision
Commision broker
Common shareholder
Common stock
Common stock equivalent
Competitive advantage
Complex capital structure
Composite
Composite index
Comps
Conditional order
Congestion
Consumables
Consumer cyclicals
Contra account
Controlling interest
Conversion price
Convertible preferred stock
Corporate debt restructuring
Corporate raider
Correction
Counter cyclical stock
Covered call
Cramer bounce
Credit balance
Cross holding
Cult stock
Cum dividend
Cumulative dividend
Cumulative preferred stock
Curbs in
Curbs out
Currency ETF
Cyclical stock

D

Daisy Chain
DAX
Day around order
Dead money
Deal ticket
Debt load
Decimalization
Declaration date
Defensive buy
Defensive company
Deferred share
Delisting
Depositary receipt
Desk trader
Digits deleted
Direct purchase program
Direct repurchase
Dirty stock
Display book
Distressed securities
Dividend
Dividend arbitrage
Dividend capture
Dividend ETF
Dividend Frequency
Dividend policy
Dividend rate
Dividend recapitalization
Dividend Yield
Dogs of the dow
Dow divisor
Dow theory
Down volume
Downgrade
Downswing
Drillbit stock
Dual class stock

E

EAFE index
Earning asset
Earnings estimate
Earnings momentum
Earnings multiplier
Earnings per share
Earnings season
Earnings yield
Effective date
Effective debt
Elliot wave theory
Employee stock option
Employee trust
Energy ETF
Energy sector
Enhanced indexing
Entry point
Equalizing dividend
Equity financing
Equity fund
Equity market
Equity market neutral
Equity risk premium
Escrowed shares
ETF of ETFs
Ethical investing
Euroclear
Euronext
European depositary receipt
Evening up
Everest option
Ex ante
Ex dividend
Ex post risk
Ex rights
Ex warrant
Excess reserves
Excess returns
Excess spread
Exchange
Exchange fund
Exchange traded fund
Execution
Exercise
Exhaust price
Exhaust gap
Exit point
Expiration cycle
Extended trading
Extra dividend

F

Face value
Fact set
Fallen angel
Fallen knife
Filter
Financial accounting
Financial instrument
Financial sector
First call
Fiscal year
Fiscal year end
Fixed capital
Flash price
Flexible fund
Flipper
Float
Forced conversion
Forfeited share
Forward P/E
Forward spread
Fractional share
Friendly takeover
Fundamentally weighted index


G

Gap
Gap risk
Gazelle company
Gifted stock
Going private
Going public
Golden cross
Graduated security
Gray market
Great depression
Greater fool theory
Green investing
Green tech
Green mail
Growth company
Growth fund
Growth stock
Guaranteed stock

H

H shares
Half stock
Hang seng index
Harvard MBA indicator
Headline effect
Healthcare sector
Heavy industry
Hedged tender
Held at opening
Held order
High close
High flier
Hold
Holding the market

Hong kong stock exchange
Horizontal acquisition
Hot IPO
House excess

I

Illegal dividend
Illiquid
Impact day
In street name
Income stock
Index
Index divisor
Index ETF
India ETF
Industry
Industry group
Industry lifecycle
Inherited stock
Initial margin
Initial offering date
Initial public offering
Inside market
Inside quote
Insider
Insider information
Insider trading
Institutional investor
Intelligent ETF
Interest
Interest sensitive stock
Interested shareholder
International depository receipt
International ETF
International securities exchange
Intraday
Investing sage
Investment banking
Investment company act of 1940
Issue

J

January barometer
January effect
Japan ETFs
Jobber
Joint stock company
Junior security

K

Key performance indicators
Korea stock exchange
Korean composite stock price indexes

L

Laggard
Large cap
law of large numbers
Lease hold
Legacy hedge
Legend
Legislative risk
Letter of comment
Leverage ratio
Leveraged ETF
Limit order
Limited partnership unit
Linkage
Liquidating dividend
Liquidity event
Liquidity path
Liquidity premium
Listed security
Listing requirements
Little board
Loan stock
Lockdown
Long position
Long squeeze
Longitudinal data
Lot

M

Macro hedge
Mad hatter
Maintenance margin
Manipulation
Margin account
Margin call
Margin debt
Margin pressure
Market basket
Market capitalization
Market depth
Market is off
Market is up
Market overhang
Market perform
Market price
Market share
Market swoon
Mean return
Mega cap
Melt up
Merger deficit
Merger of equals
Micro cap
Micro hedge
Mid cap
Mid value stock
Mini tender
Minority interest
Minority IPO
Monoline
Mosaic theory
MSCI emerging markets index
Multiple capital structure

N

Naked position
Naked put
Naked shorting
Nano cap
Nasdaq
Nasdaq composite index
National association of securities dealers
Near term
Negative carry
Negative obligation
Negotiated underwriting
Net cash
Net change
Net investment
Net long
Net margin
Net short
Net volume
Net-Net
Nikkei
No par value stock
Non assessable stock
Non open market
Non operating asset
Non cummulative
Normal market size
NYSE Amex composite index
NYSE Amex equities
NYSE Composite index

O

Off board
Off floor order
Oil ETF
One cancel all
One way market
Operating netback
Operating revenue
Option premium
Oracle of Omaha
Order imbalance
Order splitting
Ordinary dividends
Ordinary income
Ordinary shares
Outstanding shares
Over the counter
Overbought
Overreaction
Oversold
Oversubscribed

P

Package deal
Pacman defense
Paid in capital
Paper millionaire
Par
Par value
Parity price
Passively managed fund
Payout ratio
PE 10 ratio
PE 30 ratio
Peer perform
PEG ratio
Penny stock
Per share basis
Perfect hedge
Performance drag
Pink sheets
Pitch book
Plus tick
Poison pill
Portfolio plan
Portfolio weight
Power ratio
Pre-market
Pre-money valuation
Preferred dividend
Preferred stock
Price continuity
Price talk
Price target
Price earnings ratio
Price earnings relative
Price weighted index
Pricing power
Primary market
Primary offering
Product recall
Productivity
Profit warning
Profitability ratio
Proportional spread
Public company
Pullback
Purchase price
Pure play

Q

QQQQ
Quadrix
Qualified dividend
Quantitative trading
Quarterly earnings report
Quorum
Quote

R

Random walk theory
Rating
Real time
Reconstitution
Record date
Record high
Record low
Recurring revenue
Red chip stocks
Red flag
Regional exchange
Reinvestment
Relisted
Reprice
Research note
Residual dividend
Restricted stock
Retail sales
Retired securities
Retractable preferred shares
Reverse stock split
Ring fencing
Risk measures
Royalty units
Run rate
Runner
Runoff
Russell 1000 index
Russell 2000 index
Russell 3000 index
Russell top 50 index

S

S-3 Filing
S-8 Filing
S&P 500
S&P core earnings
S&P phenomenon
Saitori
Sales per share
Same store sales
Santa claus rally
Saucer
Savior plan
Scale in
Scale order
Scale out
Scalping
Scrip
Seasoned issue
SEC fee
SEC form 10-Q
SEC form 20-F
SEC form 487
SEC form 10-12B
SEC form 18-12B
SEC form S1
Secondary liquidity
Secondary market
Secondary offering
Secondary stock
Sector
Sector analysis
Sector breakdown
Sector ETF
Sector fund
Sector rotation
Secular market
Securities and Exchange Commision
Securities Industry Regulatory Authority
Securities fraud
Securities lending
Security
Security analyst
Seed capital
Sell
Sell-off
Sell-out
Sell plus
Sell side
Sell to close
Sell to open
Semiconductor
Senior issue
Sensex
Series 55
Series 62
Series 82
Series 86 and 87
Series A financing
Settlement date
Settlement period
Share capital
Share certificate
Share class
Share repurchase
Share turnover
Shareholder equity ratio
Shareholder letter
Shares
Shark repellent
Short position
Short covering
Short exempt
Short interest
Short sale
Short sell against the box
Sideways market
Short squeeze
Short selling
Single digit midget
Small cap
Special dividend
Speculative capital
Speculative company
Speculative stocks
Split adjusted
Split block trading
Split off
Spread
Stakeholder
Stated value
Statutory voting
Stocks
Stock ahead
Stock analysis
Stock certificate
Stock compensation
Stock cycle
Stock dividend
Stock market
Stock market crash
Stock power
Stock quote
Stock split
Stock symbol
Stock watcher
Stop limit order
Stop loss order
Stop order
Story stock
Strategic buyer
Street expectation
Street name
Strike price
Stub
Stub quote
Stuckholder
Suicide pill
Sunrise industry
Supply management
Swap ratio
Sweetener
Swing

T

Takeover
Takeunder
Tape is late
Target firm
Target risk fund
Tax free spinoff
Tech bubble
Tech street
Technology sector
Telephone booth
Ten bagger
Tender offer
The global dow
Thin market
Third market
Threshold list
Tick
Tick index
Ticker symbol
Ticker tape
Time of day order
Timing risk
Tip from a dip
Top line
Topdown investing
Topix core 30 index
Torpedo stock
Tortoise rally
Total shareholder return
Touchline
Trade signal
Trading capital
Trading curb
Trading dollars
Trading floor
Trading halt
Trading plan
Trading range
Trading session
Trailing P/E
Trailing EPS
Transfer agent
Transportation sector
Treasury drip
Treasury offering
Treasury stock
Trend trading
Triple play
Tuck-in acquisition
Tunneling
Turnaround

U

Ultra ETF
Ultrafast trading
Unchanged
Underperform
Undersubscribed
Undervalued
Undigested securities
Unlisted security
Unpaid dividend
Unquoted public company
Unrealized gain
Unrealized loss
Unseasoned security
Unsecured debt
Upgrade
Uptick
Utilities sector

V

Value investing
Value stock
Value trap
Vanguard ETF
Variable cost
Vertical merger
Voting right
Voting shares
Voting trust
Vice fund

W

Wall street

Wallflower
Walrasian market
War babies
War chest
Warren buffet
Wash sale
Wash sale rule
Wash trading
Watch list
Water ETF
Watered stocks
Weekly chart
Weighted average market capitalization
Whisper number
Whistle blower
White elephant
White knight
Whitemail
Wholly owned subsidiary
Windfall shares
Working ratio
Workout market
Write down
Write out
Write up

X

X
Xetra

Y

Yield advantage

Z

Zaraba method
Zero dividend preferred stock
Zeta model


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