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Chartered Financial Analyst. An individual who has passed tests in 

Economics

Accounting

, security 

Analysis

, and 

Money management

, administered by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of the Association for Investment Management and 

Research

. Such an individual is also expected to have at least three years of investments-related experience, and meet certain standards of professional conduct. These individuals have an extensive 

Economic

 and investing background and are competent at a 

High

 level of analysis. Individuals or corporations utilize their services as security 

Analyst

Portfolio

 managers or investment 

Advisor

.



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10-K

,

52-week high

,

Account

,

Accounting

,

Accounting equation

,

Account statement

,

Accredited Personal Financial Planning Specialist

,

Accrual basis accounting

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Average accounting return

,

Account aggregation

,

Account balance

,

Active account

,

Alternate account

,

Asset management account

,

Accrual of discount

,

Active management

,

Agency security

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

Account executive

,

All or any part

,

Analyst

,

At best

,

At call

,

Active money

,

Applied economics

,

Alien corporation

,

At risk

,

Aggregate corporation

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Advisor

,

A shares

,

Assets under management

,

Automatic investment plan

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Analysis

,

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

,

Back pay

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Barren money

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bill pass

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Back office

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Back door

,

Back door financing

,

Balance of payments

,

Base-year analysis

,

Board of Governors

,

Back months

,

Break-even analysis

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Back testing

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Back taxes

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Calendar year

,

Capital investment

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Combined financial statement

,

Commercial year

,

Consolidated financial statement

,

Contra account

,

Cost Accounting

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Central assets account

,

Checking account

,

Custodial account

,

Cabinet security

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Chart

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion ratio

,

Convertible security

,

Coupon pass

,

Credit analyst

,

Call money rate

,

Cash account

,

Clearing corporation

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capital account

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Current account

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Crop year

,

Chartered Life Underwriter

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Closed corporation

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Cliff vesting

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Debt service coverage

,

Deposit in transit

,

Drawing account

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Digested security

,

Droplock security

,

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

,

Derivative security

,

Domestic corporation

,

Dual life insurance

,

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt service

,

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

,

Distressed security

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Daily high

,

Depth of market

,

Economic surplus

,

Economic value

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Extended broad money

,

Economic

,

Economic cycle

,

Economic growth

,

Economic growth rate

,

Economic indicator

,

Economics

,

Economic sanctions

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Experience rating

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Expected return

,

Exercise ratio

,

Ex-warrants

,

Economic rent

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Efficient portfolio

,

Ethical investing

,

Financial Accounting Standards Board

,

Financial asset

,

Financial capital

,

Financial statement

,

First In First Out

,

Fiscal year

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Financial institution

,

Frozen account

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Federal National Mortgage Association

,

Financial instrument

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Financial analyst

,

Front-ending an order

,

Full-service brokerage

,

Fiat money

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Fed pass

,

Financial futures

,

Foreign corporation

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Friends and family offering

,

Financial risk

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Financial advisor

,

Fund manager

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Flexible spending account

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Formula investing

,

Federal ID Number

,

FIN

,

Fourier analysis

,

First-round financing

,

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

,

Ginnie Mae pass-through

,

Government National Mortgage Association

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Graduated security

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General account

,

Good Til Canceled

,

Gold standard

,

G-7

,

General Accounting Office

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Ground lease

,

Graduated vesting

,

Gather in the stops

,

Green investing

,

Ground floor

,

High-grade bond

,

High yield

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House account

,

House of issue

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High

,

High-flyer

,

High-tech stock

,

Heir

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Inflation accounting

,

Investment flows

,

Inactive account

,

Insured account

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Incremental analysis

,

Investment multiplier

,

Individual policy pension trust

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

I/O strip

,

Investment property

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Inefficient portfolio

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Joint account

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Keynesian Economics

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Lead manager

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Lawful money

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Level premium insurance

,

Level term insurance

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Level load

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Linear chart

,

Logarithmic chart

,

Level I quotes

,

Level II quotes

,

Level III quotes

,

Money center bank

,

Money order

,

Mutual association

,

Marketable security

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Make a market

,

Managed account

,

Margin account

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Money management

,

Multiple Listing Service

,

Medium of exchange

,

Money

,

Marginal analysis

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Mezzanine level

,

Modified pass-through

,

Money at call

,

Money factor

,

Management buyin

,

Management company

,

Manager

,

Market portfolio

,

Market analysis

,

Milner analysis

,

Mixed account

,

Money flow

,

Net investment

,

Non-financial asset

,

Near money

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nostro account

,

Negotiable security

,

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

,

National Futures Association

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

Non-compete agreement

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Normal retirement age

,

No-load stock

,

Nonstock Corporation

,

New high

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Overhead ratio

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Omnibus account

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end management company

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Pass-through

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Private sector pass-through

,

Payment for order flow

,

Public Securities Association

,

Payout ratio

,

Plow back

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Portfolio manager

,

Portfolio

,

Per stirpes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Passive management

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Portfolio theory

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Portfolio tracking

,

Put/call ratio

,

Quantitative analysis

,

Qualitative analysis

,

Qualitative research

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Reserve ratio

,

Rating service

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

Round lot

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Research department

,

Restricted account

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Round turn

,

Ratio

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Regulation Z

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Research

,

Risk management

,

Ratio analysis

,

Regression analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings account

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Stamped security

,

Student Loan Marketing Association

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Sweep account

,

Syndicate manager

,

Standard of living

,

Supply-side economics

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Separate account

,

Short interest ratio

,

Standard Industrial Classification

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Standard payment calculation

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Socially conscious investing

,

Standard deviation

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Self-directed retirement account

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Sensitivity analysis

,

Shorting against the box

,

Structured portfolio strategy

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard deduction

,

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

,

Smart money

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Supervisory analyst

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight money

,

Technical analysis

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

TED spread

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title search

,

Ten-bagger

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Technical analyst

,

Test

,

Take a bath

,

Tick test

,

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

,

Underlying security

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable ratio write

,

Vesting

,

Vesting period

,

Value investing

,

Variable ratio plan

,

Wall Street analyst

,

Wrap account

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares

,

Zero-beta portfolio

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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