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Double witching hour

The final hour of the stock 

Market

 trading 

Session

 on the third Friday of all months other than March, June, September, and December, when stock 

Option

 and 

Index

 option contracts expire.



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10-K

,

19c3 stock

,

30-day wash rule

,

Accrual of discount

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Accrued market discount

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

All or any part

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

All-risks coverage

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

Adhesion contract

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Affordability index

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

American option

,

American-style option

,

Asian option

,

At the money

,

Average option

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Arms Index

,

Active market

,

After-hours trading

,

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

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond market

,

Bullet contract

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Bear market

,

Board of Governors

,

Back months

,

Basis trading

,

Bulldog market

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Black Friday

,

Borrowed stock

,

Broad-base index

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull market

,

Contra account

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Capital market

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion option

,

Current market value

,

Code of procedure

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Capitalization of income

,

Consumer confidence index

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash market

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Contract grades

,

Contract market

,

Contract month

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract

,

Contract for deed

,

Contract sale

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Contract size

,

Covered option

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Capitalization weighted index

,

Choice market

,

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

,

Close market

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Debt market

,

Day loan

,

Day order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Daily trading limit

,

Deferred month

,

Delivery month

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

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

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Double witching hour

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dirty stock

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Day trade

,

Day trader

,

Deep market

,

Depth of market

,

Double auction market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Embedded option

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

External market

,

Edge Act

,

Employer Cost Index

,

Employment Cost Index

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

EAFE Index

,

Emerging market

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Equity option

,

Ex-all

,

Enhanced index fund

,

European-style option

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Front-ending an order

,

Foreign currency option

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Far month

,

First notice day

,

Furthest month

,

Futures contract

,

Futures option

,

Fair market value

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Final prospectus

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Far option

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

FIN

,

Fourth market

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

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

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Housing Market Index

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

Index bond

,

Index-linked bond

,

In escrow

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Index

,

Inefficient market

,

Inverted market

,

Internal market

,

Inside market

,

Insider trading

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Index fund

,

Index option

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Installment sales contract

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Index arbitrage

,

Imbalance of orders

,

Imperfect market

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

Intermarket Trading System

,

In the tank

,

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

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law day

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Last trading day

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Loan stock

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Lapsed option

,

Listed option

,

Land contract

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Level I quotes

,

Liquid market

,

Locked market

,

Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Matrix trading

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market letter

,

Market maker

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

May Day

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Misery index

,

Most distant month

,

Marginable stock

,

Market rate

,

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

,

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

,

NAPM index

,

Nearby month

,

Next month

,

Non-equity option

,

Normal market

,

Nikkei Index

,

Nonvoting stock

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Naked option

,

Near option

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

No-load stock

,

Narrow market

,

Nasdaq Composite Index

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Negative Volume Index

,

Negotiated market

,

Next Day Settlement

,

NYSE Composite Index

,

Off the books

,

Other current assets

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Option account

,

Other income

,

Open market operation

,

Option

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Option income fund

,

Option chain

,

Option contract

,

Option holder

,

Option margin

,

Option pool

,

Option premium

,

Option price

,

Option pricing curve

,

Option series

,

Option spread

,

Option writer

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Option exchange

,

Outside market

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Physical market

,

Primary market

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Private Market Value

,

Pure index fund

,

Physical option

,

Put option

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Preservation of capital

,

Program trading

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper trading

,

Positive Volume Index

,

Price-weighted index

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Retail Price Index

,

Retail sales index

,

Restricted stock

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Relative Strength Index

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

Secondary market

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Stock buyback

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Second preferred stock

,

Stock dividend

,

Standard of living

,

Single stock futures

,

Spot market

,

Spot month

,

Spot trading

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

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

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Single option

,

Spread option

,

Strike index

,

Synthetic stock

,

SEP Plan

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Same Day Funds Settlement

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Session

,

Specialist market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Suspended trading

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trading

,

Take a position

,

Trading authorization

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trading range

,

Triple witching hour

,

Third World

,

Total return index

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Third party

,

Treasury index

,

Truth in Lending

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Trading profit

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Trading costs

,

Trading curb

,

Trading floor

,

Trading halt

,

Trading session

,

Trading volume

,

Transparent market

,

Triple witching day

,

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

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unlisted trading

,

Uncovered option

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Williams Act

,

Witching hour

,

Waiver of premium

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

Weak market

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When 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


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