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Broad-base index

An 

Index

 whose purpose is to reveal the 

Performance

 of the entire market, such as the S&P 500, Wilshire 5000, 

AMEX

 Major Market 

Index

 or Value Line 

Composite

 Index. Different broad-base indices have different approaches to ensuring that the 

Index

 captures the entire breadth of market 

Activity

. The Wilshire 5000 takes the most all-inclusive approach by including all the stocks 

Listed

 on the New York Stock 

Exchange

 and almost all the stocks 

Listed

 on the 

Nasdaq

 and 

American Stock Exchange

. The S&P 500 includes 500 companies that are together considered a good 

Indicator

 for the US 

Stock market

, based on the industries the companies operate in, their positions within the 

Industry

, and their 

Market capitalization

. The S&P 500 is a market-weighted index, so only 10% if 

ITS

 components make up about 75% of 

ITS

 value. The Value Line 

Composite

 Index takes an in between approach by 

Tracking

 1700 issues. The Value Line 

Composite

 is thought to be a better 

Indicator

 of speculative stocks than of more stable stocks.



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ACH

,

American Stock Exchange

,

AMEX

,

Activity

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APT

,

Base

,

Capital

,

Cap

,

CLU

,

Composite

,

Exchange

,

ECU

,

Heir

,

Index

,

Indicator

,

Industry

,

Inc.

,

ITS

,

Listed

,

Market capitalization

,

Market cap

,

Market

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

NASD

,

Nasdaq

,

Position

,

Performance

,

Rent

,

Ring

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock market

,

Sue

,

Tracking


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Starting With: B


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10-Q

,

10-K

,

1035 exchange

,

12b-1 funds

,

19c3 stock

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

ACH

,

Adjustable rate

,

Approved list

,

Accreted value

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued market discount

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

American Stock Exchange

,

AMEX

,

Amortization of premium

,

Amortized value

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

American Depositary Receipt

,

American Depositary Share

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Affordability index

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Asset-based finance

,

Asset-based lending

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

American option

,

American-style option

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Activity

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average up

,

APT

,

Ad valorem

,

Assessed value

,

Arms Index

,

Active market

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Auction market

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Bottom line

,

Burn rate

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Blue List

,

Bond market

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Base period

,

Base-year analysis

,

Bear market

,

Board of Governors

,

Bulldog market

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bailing out

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

Business finance companies

,

Bust-up takeover

,

Breakup value

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Borrowed stock

,

Broad-base index

,

Buy-side

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Base

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull market

,

Capital

,

Capital appreciation

,

Capital asset

,

Capital efficiency

,

Capital expenditure

,

Capital growth

,

Capital investment

,

Capital liability

,

Capital loss

,

Capital resource

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Cap

,

Capital market

,

Capital structure

,

CAT bond

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion value

,

Coupon rate

,

Current issue

,

Current market value

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Closed out

,

Code of procedure

,

Composite tape

,

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Capital account

,

Capital consumption allowance

,

Capital formation

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Coincident indicator

,

Confidence indicator

,

Consumer confidence index

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical industry

,

Cyclical stock

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash market

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodities Exchange Center

,

Commodity Exchange

,

Contract market

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

CLU

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Capital budget

,

Capital gains distribution

,

Certificate of stock

,

Chicago Board Options Exchange

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Chapter 10

,

Chapter 7

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit line

,

Crowding out

,

Capital appreciation fund

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Capital Asset Pricing Model

,

Capital commitment

,

Capitalization weighted index

,

Choice market

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Composite

,

Contributed capital

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Capital gains tax

,

Capital loss carryover

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Close market

,

Close out

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Corporate venture capital

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Debt capital

,

Debt market

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

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

,

Dirty stock

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Dead cat bounce

,

Deep market

,

Depth of market

,

Double auction market

,

Economic value

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Euroequity issues

,

Exchange

,

Ex-legal

,

External market

,

Either-or order

,

Eligible list

,

Exchange seat

,

ECU

,

Exchange rate

,

Extended broad money

,

Economic growth rate

,

Economic indicator

,

Edge Act

,

Employer Cost Index

,

Employment Cost Index

,

E-mini

,

Exchange against actuals

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

EAFE Index

,

Emerging market

,

Effective tax rate

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Enhanced index fund

,

Exchange fund

,

Exchange privilege

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Ex-warrants

,

Economic rent

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Equity capital

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Even up

,

Exchange distribution

,

Financial capital

,

First In First Out

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Fee-for-service

,

Fair market value

,

First preferred stock

,

Forbes 500

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Fortune 500

,

Full stock

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Fair value

,

Fourth market

,

Good delivery

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Good Til Canceled

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Good faith

,

Growth and income fund

,

Good title

,

Gather in the stops

,

Growth industry

,

Graveyard market

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hang Seng Index

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High-tech stock

,

Hot issue

,

Heir

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Housing Market Index

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Imputed value

,

Index bond

,

Index-linked bond

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Intrinsic value

,

Invested capital

,

Investment value

,

Issue date

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Index

,

Indicator

,

Inefficient market

,

Inflation rate

,

Interest rate futures

,

Inverted market

,

Interbank Rate

,

Internal market

,

Industry

,

Inside market

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Index fund

,

Index option

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Index arbitrage

,

Imbalance of orders

,

Imperfect market

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

ITS

,

Invisible venture capital

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Jensen index

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidation value

,

Legal list

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Listed

,

Long position

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

Lagging indicator

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Leading indicator

,

Limit up

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Loan stock

,

Letter of comment

,

Lifetime cap

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Listed option

,

Large cap

,

Leading the market

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Liquid market

,

Locked market

,

Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Maturity value

,

Make a market

,

Margin rate

,

Market if touched order

,

Market letter

,

Market maker

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Misery index

,

Monetary indicator

,

Most distant month

,

Major medical insurance

,

Marginable stock

,

Make whole provision

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage rate

,

Market cap

,

Medium-cap

,

Micro cap

,

Mid cap

,

Market neutral

,

Market portfolio

,

Market timer

,

Market timing

,

Mill rate

,

Market analysis

,

Market

,

Market inefficiency

,

Market opening

,

Market return

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Market surveillance

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Market Volatility Index

,

Mixed market

,

Most active

,

Net book value

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

National Market System

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Nominal rate

,

Notice of Sale

,

NASD

,

Nasdaq

,

NASD Regulation

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Net capital ratio

,

NAPM index

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

Normal market

,

Nikkei Index

,

Net Asset Value

,

Nonvoting stock

,

New issue

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

No-load stock

,

Nominal capital

,

Nominal value

,

Naked position

,

Narrow market

,

Nasdaq Composite Index

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Negative Volume Index

,

Negotiated market

,

Net change

,

Net position

,

New high

,

NYSE Composite Index

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Open market operation

,

Operating rate

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Overbought/oversold indicator

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Open position

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Option exchange

,

Outside market

,

Permanent capital

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Performance bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Public purpose bond

,

Payment for order flow

,

Position

,

Purpose loan

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Physical market

,

Position trader

,

Performance

,

Primary market

,

Per stirpes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Paid up

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Private Market Value

,

Performance-based compensation

,

Prime rate fund

,

Pure index fund

,

Position limit

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Portfolio tracking

,

Positive Volume Index

,

Priced out

,

Price-weighted index

,

Primary exchange

,

Replacement value

,

Reports and Records

,

Residual value

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Regulation Q

,

Rate covenant

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Road show

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Retail Price Index

,

Retail sales index

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Restricted stock

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Regulation Z

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Roll up

,

Rent

,

Rent control

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Relative Strength Index

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Regional exchange

,

Ring

,

Risk capital

,

Salvage value

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Straight line depreciation

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

Secondary market

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Spot rate

,

Step-up bond

,

Stock buyback

,

Straight value

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Series 7

,

Stock loan

,

Second preferred stock

,

Stock dividend

,

Savings rate

,

Smokestack industry

,

Standard of living

,

Supply-side economics

,

Swap rate

,

Single stock futures

,

Spot market

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Surrender value

,

Secondary stock

,

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

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Start rate

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Step-up warrant

,

Strike index

,

Synthetic stock

,

Step-up lease

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Shareholder value

,

Small cap

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short position

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Specialist market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Stopped out

,

Seed capital

,

Top line

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Take delivery

,

Total return index

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Teaser rate

,

TED spread

,

Treasury index

,

Truth in Lending

,

Theoretical value

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Tracking error

,

Taxable wage base

,

Tax base

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Technical indicator

,

Top out

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Take profits

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Tracking

,

Transparent market

,

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

,

Unseasoned issue

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unemployment rate

,

Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Value averaging

,

Value investing

,

Value Added Tax

,

Vertical line charting

,

Venture capital

,

Venture capital limited partnership

,

Working capital

,

Written-down value

,

Watch list

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

Waiver of premium

,

Working capital loan

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

Weak market

,

When, as, and if issued

,

Wide market

,

Wilshire 5000 Equity Index

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yankee bond market

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-base budgeting

,

Z shares


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