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Capital commitment

Definition 1

The inventories of stocks that 

Market

 makers carry. This represents a 

Risk

 to the 

Market

 maker, since the value of those stocks can change.

Definition 2

A decision made by a company to invest a certain amount in 

Long-term

 assets over a specific period of time.



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10-K

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12b-1 funds

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19c3 stock

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Active asset

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Alternative assets

,

Asset

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Available assets

,

Average collection period

,

Asset management account

,

Accreted value

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued market discount

,

American Stock Exchange

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Amortization of premium

,

Amortized value

,

Asset-backed security

,

Asset swap

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At par

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All or any part

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At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

At risk

,

Asset acquisition

,

Asset class

,

Asset financing

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Amortization term

,

Asset-based finance

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Asset-based lending

,

Asset conversion loan

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

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Asset allocation fund

,

Assets under management

,

Asset turnover

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

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Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Amount recognized

,

Assessed value

,

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

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Bank holding company

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond market

,

Bureau of Public Debt

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Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Base period

,

Bear market

,

Board of Governors

,

Bulldog market

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

,

Breakup value

,

Benchmark risk

,

B shares

,

Blackout period

,

Borrowed stock

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull market

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Capital asset

,

Cash asset ratio

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Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Central assets account

,

Call risk

,

Capital market

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion value

,

Credit risk

,

Current market value

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Car

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Cash and carry trade

,

Cash market

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Contract market

,

Country risk

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Cure period

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Counterparty risk

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Capital Asset Pricing Model

,

Choice market

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Close market

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Debt market

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Distribution period

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Decreasing term life

,

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

,

Default risk

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dirty stock

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Deep market

,

Depth of market

,

Double auction market

,

Downside risk

,

Earning asset

,

Economic value

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

External market

,

Either-or order

,

ECI

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Emerging market

,

Excluded risk

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Expiration time

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Financial asset

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed asset

,

Face-amount certificate

,

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

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Face amount

,

Fair market value

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Finance company

,

Financial risk

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free right of exchange

,

FIN

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Fair value

,

Fourth market

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Grace period

,

Gather in the stops

,

Going long

,

Graveyard market

,

Hidden asset

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hang Seng Index

,

High-tech stock

,

Holding company

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home equity line of credit

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Housing Market Index

,

Holding period

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Imputed value

,

Inactive asset

,

Intangible asset

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate risk

,

Intermediate-term

,

Intrinsic value

,

Investment value

,

In-house

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Investment Advisor Act of 1940

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Investment Company Act of 1940

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Income stock

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In line

,

Inefficient market

,

Inverted market

,

Internal market

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Inside market

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Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

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Internal Rate of Return

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Indication of interest

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Inc.

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In intestacy

,

In play

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In-process research and development

,

Income risk

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Investment company

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I/O strip

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In-service withdrawal

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Idiosyncratic risk

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Imbalance of orders

,

Imperfect market

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In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

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Joint Stock Company

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Last In First Out

,

Liquidation value

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Lender of last resort

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Law of one price

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Limited risk

,

Long

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Long Bond

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Long position

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Long-term

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Lending at a rate

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Limit-on-close order

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Long Market Value

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Law of demand

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Law of supply

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Long hedge

,

Limited company

,

Level term insurance

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Long-term care insurance

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Loan stock

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Long-term debt

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Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

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Letter of comment

,

Lockup period

,

Legal risk

,

Legal assets

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

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Long-term mortgage

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Long leg

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Long straddle

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Long-term lease

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Leading the market

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Limited Liability Company

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Locked in

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Long-term gain or loss

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Level I quotes

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Liquid market

,

Locked market

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Long squeeze

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Mutual company

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Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Maturity value

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Make a market

,

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

,

Marginable stock

,

Make whole provision

,

Market rate

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Money at call

,

Mortgage risk

,

Management company

,

Market cap

,

Market neutral

,

Market portfolio

,

Market timer

,

Market timing

,

Market analysis

,

Market

,

Market inefficiency

,

Market opening

,

Market return

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Market surveillance

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Market Volatility Index

,

Mixed market

,

Net book value

,

Net current assets

,

Net quick assets

,

Net tangible assets

,

Noncurrent asset

,

Non-financial asset

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

National Market System

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Nominal asset

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Normal market

,

Notice period

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Net Asset Value

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Nonvoting stock

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Negative carry

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Nonperforming asset

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Notice of Default

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Notional principal amount

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Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

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National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

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Nasdaq Small Cap Market

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No-load stock

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Nominal value

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Narrow market

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National Market Advisory Board

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Negotiated market

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Net change

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Off the books

,

One time charge

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Other current assets

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Other long term liabilities

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Office of Thrift Supervision

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Out-of-favor

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Over-the-Counter

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On-floor order

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On margin

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Or better

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Open market operation

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Offshore company

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

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Open-end management company

,

Out of the money

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Outside market

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Physical market

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Primary market

,

Public company

,

Per stirpes

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Positive carry

,

Prepayment risk

,

Principal amount

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Private Market Value

,

Plan asset

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Payback period

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Preservation of capital

,

Painting the tape

,

Quick assets

,

Quiet period

,

Real asset

,

Replacement value

,

Residual value

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

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Regulation G

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Regulation T

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Regulation U

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Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

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Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Restricted stock

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

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Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Roll over

,

Rule of 78

,

Redemption period

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

Risk capital

,

Salvage value

,

SG&A

,

Stranded asset

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

Secondary market

,

Short-term

,

Stock buyback

,

Straight value

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Second preferred stock

,

Stock dividend

,

Standard of living

,

Systemic risk

,

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

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Synthetic stock

,

Shareholder value

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

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

,

Tangible asset

,

Total assets

,

Term CD

,

Time deposit

,

Time draft

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Term insurance

,

Total asset turnover

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Time note

,

Truth in Lending

,

Term trust

,

Theoretical value

,

Time spread

,

Tenancy at will

,

Time-sharing

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Time stop

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Transparent market

,

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

,

Unlimited risk

,

Unsystematic risk

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Vesting period

,

Value averaging

,

Value investing

,

Value Added Tax

,

Written-down value

,

Waiver of premium

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

Weak market

,

When, as, and if issued

,

Wide market

,

X or XD

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Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yankee bond market

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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