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Glossary of Terms


# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Acquisition
Advance/decline ratio (ADR)
Appreciation
Ask
Asset class

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B

Bar charts
Benchmark index
Bid
Blockchain
Book value
Bond

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C

Call option 
Candlestick chart
Capitalization
Certificate of deposit (CD)
Common stock
Contracts (options and/or futures)

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D

Dark pool
Debt/EBITDA
Demand
Divergence
Double witching

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E

Earnings
Earnings per share (EPS)
Equities
Ex-dividend
Expense ratio (ER)
Exponential moving average (EMA)

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F

FAANG
Federal funds rate (Fed Funds Rate)
Fibonacci retracement
Float
Free cash flow (FCF)
Fundamental analysis (FA)

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G

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 
Greeks
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Growth company
Guaranteed bond
Guidance

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H

Hedge
Hedge fund
High-frequency trading (HFT)
High-yield bonds
Historical volatility (HV)
Holdings

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I

Implied volatility (IV)
Index
Inflation
Insider trading
Intraday trading
Intrinsic value

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J

Job market
Jobless claims
Joint venture (JV)
Junk bond

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K

Kappa
Keltner Channels
Kicker pattern
Knowledge capital

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L

Large-cap
Law of supply and demand
Leverage
Liquidity
Line chart
Low volume pullback

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M

Margin
Market depth
Market sentiment
Merger
Mid-cap
Monetary policy

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N

Negative bond yield
Net cash
Non-GAAP earnings
Normal yield curve
NYSE Arca
Number of holdings

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O

OHCL chart
Opec basket
Option chain
Option premium
Order
Overvalued stock

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P

Pattern day trader (PDT)
Pink sheet
Portfolio holdings
Preferred stock
Price/earnings to growth ratio (PEG ratio)
Put option

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Q

Quadruple witching
Quality distribution
Quantitative analysis (QA)
Quantitative easing (QE)
Quarter
Quote

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R

Ratings
Real body (of a candlestick)
Resistance
Return on equity (ROE)
Reverse stock split
Risk tolerance

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S

Scalping
Short squeeze
Small-cap
Smart money
Stop order
Swing trading

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T

Technical analysis (TA)
Time decay
Top down investing analysis
Total return
Trading halt
Trend analysis

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U

Ultra ETF
Underlying asset
Unicorn
Universe of securities
Upside/downside ratio
Uptick

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V

Valuation
Value investing
Venture capitalist (VC)
Volatility
Volume
Voting shares

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W

W-shaped recovery
Warrant
Wash sale
Wash sale rule
Weighted average market capitalization indices
Weekly chart

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X

X (ticker extension)
X-efficiency
XD (excluding dividend)

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Y

Y (ticker extension)
Year-over-year (YOY)
Year to date (YTD)
Yield
Yield curve
Yield spread

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Z


Z (ticker extension)
Zeta model (Z-score)
Zig zag indicator
Zone of resistance
Zone of support

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#

10-year treasury note
12b-1 fee
30-year treasury
52-week high
52-week low
52-week range

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