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Asset

Any item of 

Economic value

 owned by an individual or corporation, especially that which could be converted to cash. Examples are 

Cash

, securities, 

Accounts receivable

, inventory, office equipment, a 

House

, a 

Car

, and other 

Property

. On a 

Balance

 sheet, assets are equal to the sum of liabilities, common stock, 

Preferred stock

, and 

Retained earnings

.



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Account

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Accounts receivable

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Asset

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Balance

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Cash

,

Car

,

Economic value

,

ECU

,

ECI

,

Economic

,

House

,

Own

,

Preferred stock

,

Property

,

Retained earnings

,

Ratio

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10-Q

,

10-K

,

19c3 stock

,

Account

,

Accounts receivable

,

Accounts receivable aging

,

Accounts receivable turnover

,

Account statement

,

Active asset

,

Adjusted balance method

,

Alternative assets

,

Asset

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Available assets

,

Account aggregation

,

Account balance

,

Active account

,

Alternate account

,

Asset management account

,

Automatic Clearing House

,

Average daily balance

,

Average daily balance method

,

Accreted value

,

Accrual of discount

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

Amortized value

,

Asset-backed security

,

Asset swap

,

At par

,

Account executive

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Accumulated earnings tax

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Accumulated earnings

,

Alien corporation

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Aggregate corporation

,

Asset acquisition

,

Asset class

,

Asset financing

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Asset-based finance

,

Asset-based lending

,

Asset conversion loan

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Asset allocation fund

,

Assets under management

,

Asset turnover

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Arbitrage house

,

Assessed value

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Balance

,

Below the line

,

Book inventory

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Back office

,

Block house

,

Brokerage house

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Breakup value

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Borrowed stock

,

Blow-off top

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital asset

,

Cash

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash basis

,

Cash budget

,

Cash control

,

Cash conversion cycle

,

Cash cycle

,

Cash earnings

,

Cash equivalence

,

Cash journal

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Common-size statement

,

Contra account

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Current liabilities

,

Cash reserves

,

Central assets account

,

Checking account

,

Compensating balance

,

Custodial account

,

Cash equivalents

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion ratio

,

Conversion value

,

Current market value

,

Cash account

,

Clearing corporation

,

Code of procedure

,

Commission house

,

Credit balance

,

Cash dividend

,

Cumulative preferred

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capital account

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Current account

,

Cyclical stock

,

Car

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash commodity

,

Cash market

,

Cash price

,

Cash settlement

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Cash withdrawal

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Closed corporation

,

Common-law voting

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Community property

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash advance

,

Cash collateral

,

Cash credit

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Commercial property

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Cash Against Documents

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash-balance plan

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Capital Asset Pricing Model

,

Cash sale

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Cash buying

,

Cash delivery

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Declining balance method

,

Double-declining balance depreciation method

,

Deposit in transit

,

Drawing account

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Drawn securities

,

Dual currency bond

,

Dual listing

,

Discretionary account

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Domestic corporation

,

Dual life insurance

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debit balance

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Deferred account

,

Dirty stock

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Earning asset

,

Earnings report

,

Economic surplus

,

Economic value

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Earnings yield

,

ECI

,

Economic

,

Economic cycle

,

Economic growth

,

Economic growth rate

,

Economic indicator

,

Economic sanctions

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Exercise ratio

,

Ex-warrants

,

Economic rent

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Financial asset

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed asset

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Frozen account

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Foreign corporation

,

Fair market value

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Friends and family offering

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Flexible spending account

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Fair value

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

General account

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Accounting Office

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hidden asset

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House

,

House account

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Imputed value

,

Inactive asset

,

Intangible asset

,

Inactive account

,

Insured account

,

In escrow

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Intrinsic value

,

Investment value

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Individual policy pension trust

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Inventory financing

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

I/O strip

,

Income property

,

Investment property

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Joint account

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidation value

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

Look-through earnings

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Lump sum distribution

,

Loan stock

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal assets

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Lump sum

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Modified cash basis

,

Maturity value

,

Make a market

,

Managed account

,

Margin account

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Marginable stock

,

Money at call

,

Marketable securities

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Middle office

,

Mixed account

,

Net book value

,

Net current assets

,

Net quick assets

,

Net tangible assets

,

Non-cash expense

,

Noncurrent asset

,

Noncurrent liabilities

,

Non-financial asset

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nostro account

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Net capital ratio

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

Nominal asset

,

Non-cumulative preferred

,

Normalized earnings

,

No-Fault

,

Net Asset Value

,

Nonvoting stock

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Nonperforming asset

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

No-load stock

,

Nominal value

,

Nonstock Corporation

,

No book

,

Off-balance-sheet financing

,

Off the books

,

Operating cash flows

,

Other current assets

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Overhead ratio

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Other income

,

Omnibus account

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Original principal balance

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Out of the money

,

Own

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

Off-board

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Petty cash

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Property inventory

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Preferred debt

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Public Securities Association

,

Participating preferred

,

Payout ratio

,

Preferred shares

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Preferred Provider Organization

,

Property damage coverage

,

Per stirpes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Property

,

Past-due balance method

,

Previous balance method

,

Principal balance

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Private Market Value

,

Personal property

,

Property tax

,

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

,

Plan asset

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Property assessment

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Put/call ratio

,

Quick assets

,

Real asset

,

Replacement value

,

Reports and Records

,

Residual value

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Regulation Q

,

Reserve ratio

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Restricted account

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Recast earnings

,

Retained earnings

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Ratio

,

Restricted stock

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Real estate owned

,

Remaining principal balance

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Residential property

,

Residential rental property

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Ratio analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Salvage value

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Stranded asset

,

Savings account

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Stock buyback

,

Straight value

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Sweep account

,

Second preferred stock

,

Special dividend

,

Stock dividend

,

Standard of living

,

Single stock futures

,

Special Drawing Right

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Separate account

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Surrender value

,

Secondary stock

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock certificate

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock consolidation

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Stock power

,

Stock screening

,

Stock swap

,

Stock symbol

,

Stock ticker

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Securities lending

,

Settlement sheet

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Synthetic stock

,

Special use property

,

Self-directed retirement account

,

Shareholder value

,

Special situation

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Securities fraud

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Tangible asset

,

Total assets

,

Trial balance

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trade house

,

Total asset turnover

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

TED spread

,

Truth in Lending

,

Theoretical value

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax preference item

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Term sheet

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Undermargined account

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unencumbered property

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Variable ratio write

,

Value averaging

,

Value investing

,

Variable ratio plan

,

Value Added Tax

,

Written-down value

,

Wrap account

,

Waiver of premium

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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