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Economic indicator

Statistical data showing general trends in the 

Economy

. Those with predictive value are leading indicators; those occurring at the same time as the related economic 

Activity

 are coincident indicators; and those that only become apparent after the 

Activity

 are lagging 

Indicator

. Examples are 

Unemployment

Housing starts

Consumer

 Price 

Index

Industrial production

, bankruptcies, GDP, stock 

Market

 prices, 

Money

 supply changes, and housing starts. also called business 

Indicator

.



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Activity

,

Bankrupt

,

Call

,

Coincident indicator

,

Consumer

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Economic

,

Economy

,

Housing starts

,

Index

,

Indicator

,

Industrial production

,

Inc.

,

Lagging indicator

,

Leading indicator

,

Money

,

Market

,

OCC

,

Price index

,

Rent

,

Ring

,

Supply

,

Stock market

,

Trend

,

Unemployment


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Category: Economy


Starting With: E


Semi Related Terms: 713  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

10-K

,

19c3 stock

,

Agent bank

,

Above par

,

Accreted value

,

Accrued market discount

,

After-tax basis

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortized value

,

Asked price

,

Asking price

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Active money

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Aggregate supply

,

Aggregate supply curve

,

Adjusted futures price

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Affordability index

,

After acquired clause

,

After-acquired collateral

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

Aggregate exercise price

,

At the money

,

After-tax contributions

,

Across the board

,

Activity

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average up

,

Ad valorem

,

After-tax

,

Assessed value

,

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

,

Bank reconciliation

,

Below the line

,

Book value per share

,

Bank credit

,

Bank draft

,

Bank holding company

,

Bank Holiday

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank Note

,

Bank Trust Department

,

Barren money

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

Below par

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond market

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Bank Rate

,

Bear market

,

Business cycle

,

Bulldog market

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

By the book

,

Bankrupt

,

Bank term loan

,

Business credit

,

Business finance companies

,

Bust-up takeover

,

Breakup value

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Borrowed stock

,

Broad-base index

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull market

,

Commercial bank

,

Consumer bank

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Capital market

,

CAT bond

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Consumer debenture

,

Conversion parity price

,

Conversion price

,

Conversion value

,

Current market value

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Coincident indicator

,

Command economy

,

Confidence indicator

,

Constant dollar GDP

,

Consumer

,

Consumer confidence

,

Consumer confidence index

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Cyclical unemployment

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash market

,

Cash price

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodity-product spread

,

Contract market

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Closed-end credit

,

Consumer credit

,

Consumer debt

,

Consumer interest

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Capitalization weighted index

,

Choice market

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Cup and handle

,

Close a position

,

Close market

,

Closing price

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Dealer market

,

Debt market

,

Dollar price

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Delivery price

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

Dow Jones Industrial Average

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

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 surplus

,

Economic value

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

External market

,

Either-or order

,

Extended broad money

,

Effective par

,

Economic

,

Economic cycle

,

Economic growth

,

Economic growth rate

,

Economic indicator

,

Economic sanctions

,

Economy

,

Edge Act

,

Employer Cost Index

,

Employment Cost Index

,

E-mini

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

EAFE Index

,

Emerging market

,

European Central Bank

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Enhanced index fund

,

Expiration time

,

Ex-warrants

,

Economic rent

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

First call date

,

Flight to quality

,

Full price

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fiat money

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Forward price

,

Futures price

,

Front-end load

,

Fair market value

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Federal Housing Administration

,

Full faith and credit

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Federal ID Number

,

Fair value

,

Fourth market

,

General Obligation Bond

,

General account

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

GDP implicit price deflator

,

General Accounting Office

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Goldilocks economy

,

Gross National Product

,

G-8

,

General lien

,

General mortgage

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Graveyard market

,

Housing bond

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

Housing starts

,

Hang Seng Index

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Housing Market Index

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Horizontal price movement

,

Imputed value

,

Index bond

,

Index-linked bond

,

Industrial revenue bond

,

In escrow

,

Intrinsic value

,

Investment value

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Index

,

Indicator

,

Industrial production

,

Inefficient market

,

Inverted market

,

Internal market

,

Inside market

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Interest-only loan

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Index fund

,

Index option

,

I/O strip

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Index arbitrage

,

Imperfect market

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Jensen index

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidation value

,

Law of one price

,

Lead manager

,

Lead underwriter

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit price

,

Long Market Value

,

Lawful money

,

Lagging indicator

,

Law of supply

,

Leading indicator

,

Limit up

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Lump sum distribution

,

Loan stock

,

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

,

Liquid market

,

Locked market

,

Member bank

,

Money center bank

,

Money order

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Maturity value

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Market if touched order

,

Market letter

,

Market maker

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Merchant bank

,

Money management

,

Money

,

Managed economy

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Mature economy

,

Misery index

,

Monetary indicator

,

Marginable stock

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Money factor

,

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

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

Mixed market

,

Money flow

,

Net book value

,

National Bank

,

Near money

,

National Market System

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

NAPM index

,

Nominal GDP

,

Normal market

,

Nikkei Index

,

No-Fault

,

Net Asset Value

,

Nonvoting stock

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

No-load

,

Naked call

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

No-load stock

,

Nominal value

,

Narrow market

,

Nasdaq Composite Index

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Negative Volume Index

,

Negotiated market

,

Net change

,

No book

,

NYSE Composite Index

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Offering price

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Open economy

,

Open market operation

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

OCC

,

Option price

,

Options Prices Reporting Authority

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Overbought/oversold indicator

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Outside market

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Par bond

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Parity price

,

Physical market

,

Price limit

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Primary market

,

Public offering price

,

Paid up

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Private Market Value

,

Pure index fund

,

Price spread

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Positive Volume Index

,

Price range

,

Price-weighted index

,

Put/call ratio

,

Replacement value

,

Reports and Records

,

Residual value

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Regional bank

,

Redemption price

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Road show

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Retail Price Index

,

Retail sales index

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Restricted stock

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Right to Know

,

Roll up

,

Rent

,

Rent control

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Relative Strength Index

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Real-time

,

Ring

,

Salvage value

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings bank

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

Stock association

,

Secondary market

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Step-up bond

,

Stock buyback

,

Straight value

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Stop price

,

Second preferred stock

,

Stock dividend

,

Same-store sales

,

Supply

,

Supply curve

,

Supply elasticity

,

Supply-side economics

,

Settlement price

,

Single stock futures

,

Spot market

,

Spot price

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Surrender value

,

Secondary stock

,

Standard Industrial Classification

,

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

,

Subscription price

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Start rate

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Step-up warrant

,

Strike index

,

Synthetic stock

,

Step-up lease

,

Shareholder value

,

Share price

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Self-employment tax

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Same Day Funds Settlement

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Smart money

,

Specialist market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Trial balance

,

Time deposit

,

Time draft

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight money

,

Total return index

,

Treasury Stock

,

Trend

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

TED spread

,

Time note

,

Treasury index

,

Truth in Lending

,

Theoretical value

,

Time spread

,

Tenancy at will

,

Time-sharing

,

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

,

Technical indicator

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Target price

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Transparent market

,

Trend reversal

,

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

,

Unemployment

,

Unemployment rate

,

Uncovered call

,

Up volume

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Value averaging

,

Value investing

,

Value Added Tax

,

Written-down value

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

World Bank

,

Wage price spiral

,

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


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