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Definition 1

The number of shares of a security that are 

Outstanding

 and available for 

Trading

 by the 

Public

.

Definition 2

The amount of 

Money

 or time represented by checks that are in transit between deposit and payment, or 

Credit card

 purchases that are between the 

Purchase

 and the payment.

Definition 3

To allow the value of 

Currency

 to be determined solely by 

Supply

 and 

Demand

 without outside interference.



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Check

,

Credit card

,

Currency

,

Car

,

Credit

,

Demand

,

ECU

,

FIN

,

Low

,

Money

,

Outstanding

,

Purchase

,

Public

,

SEC

,

Supply

,

Share

,

Term

,

Trading


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10-K

,

52-week low

,

12b-1 funds

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Available assets

,

Accreted value

,

Accrual of discount

,

Agency security

,

Amortization of premium

,

Amortized value

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Active money

,

Aggregate demand

,

Aggregate demand curve

,

Aggregate supply

,

Aggregate supply curve

,

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

,

Amortization term

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average up

,

Adoption credit

,

Ad valorem

,

Amount recognized

,

Assessed value

,

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

,

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

,

Bank credit

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Barren money

,

Blank check

,

Bounced check

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Book-entry security

,

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

,

Board of Governors

,

Basis trading

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bailing out

,

Balloon payment

,

Bank term loan

,

Business credit

,

Bust-up takeover

,

Breakup value

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Bearer share

,

Bonus share

,

Buy-side

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cancelled check

,

Certified Public Accountant

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Certified check

,

Check

,

Credit card

,

Credit union

,

Cabinet security

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion value

,

Convertible security

,

Credit analyst

,

Credit risk

,

Current market value

,

CUSIP number

,

Call money rate

,

Closed out

,

Code of procedure

,

Credit balance

,

Convertible currency

,

Currency

,

Currency convertibility

,

Currency fluctuations

,

Currency swap

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Credit squeeze

,

Car

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

CINS number

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash credit

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Charge card

,

Closed-end credit

,

Commercial credit

,

Consumer credit

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit

,

Credit agency

,

Credit default swap

,

Credit derivative

,

Credit enhancement

,

Credit limit

,

Credit line

,

Credit score

,

Crowding out

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Credit spread

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

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 out

,

Closing purchase

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Days Sales Outstanding

,

Deferred credit

,

Debit card

,

Demand deposit

,

Deposit in transit

,

Deposit multiplier

,

Deposit slip

,

Direct deposit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Delivery vs. payment

,

Digested security

,

Droplock security

,

Dual currency bond

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Demand

,

Demand elasticity

,

Demand inflation

,

Demand-pull inflation

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Daily trading limit

,

Derivative security

,

Decreasing term life

,

Demand rights

,

Directed share program

,

Direct Public Offering

,

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

,

Deferred payment

,

Demand loan

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Down payment

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Deferred payment annuity

,

Distressed security

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Daily low

,

Depth of market

,

Economic value

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

European Currency Unit

,

Extended broad money

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Ex-all

,

Expiration time

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Earned income tax credit

,

Education credit

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fictitious credit

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fiat money

,

Foreign currency option

,

Fractional share

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Face amount

,

Fee-for-service

,

Fair market value

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

FIN

,

Fair value

,

Graduated security

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Going public

,

Graduated payment

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hard currency

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

High credit

,

Home equity line of credit

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Hope credit

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

Imputed value

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Intermediate-term

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Intrinsic value

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Identified shares

,

Initial Public Offering

,

Insider trading

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Impaired credit

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Institutional shares

,

I/O strip

,

Immediate payment annuity

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

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

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidation value

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Long-term

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

Lawful money

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Loose credit

,

Last trading day

,

Limit up

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level term insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Lease-purchase agreement

,

Long-term lease

,

Leading the market

,

Lifetime learning credit

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Low

,

Money center bank

,

Money order

,

Marketable security

,

Matrix trading

,

Maturity value

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Make a market

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Money management

,

Medium of exchange

,

Money

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Minimum payment

,

Money at call

,

Money factor

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Money flow

,

Net book value

,

National Credit Union Administration

,

Near money

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negotiable security

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Net Asset Value

,

Notary Public

,

Null and void

,

Non-revolving credit card

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nominal value

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Outside financing

,

Outstanding

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Outside broker

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Outside market

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment date

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Public bond

,

Public offering

,

Public purpose bond

,

Purchase

,

Payment for order flow

,

Public limited partnership

,

Public Securities Association

,

Preference shares

,

Preferred shares

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Public goods

,

Public sector

,

Periodic payment plan

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Public company

,

Public offering price

,

Power of Attorney

,

Paid up

,

Principal amount

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Private Market Value

,

Purchase agreement

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Public

,

Public equity

,

Public ownership

,

Preservation of capital

,

Program trading

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper trading

,

Priced out

,

Public book

,

Qualifying share

,

Replacement value

,

Reports and Records

,

Residual value

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Rubber check

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Receive against payment

,

Receive versus payment

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Redeemable shares

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Roll up

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

Salvage value

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stop payment

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Short-term

,

Stamped security

,

Step-up bond

,

Straight value

,

SEC fee

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Standard of living

,

Supply

,

Supply curve

,

Supply elasticity

,

Supply-side economics

,

Series 3

,

Spot trading

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Surrender value

,

Share

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secured credit card

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Single-payment loan

,

Standard payment calculation

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Step-up warrant

,

Step-up lease

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Shareholder value

,

Share price

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short purchase

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sole proprietorship

,

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

,

Stopped out

,

Suspended trading

,

Term CD

,

Time deposit

,

Time draft

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Trading

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trading authorization

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight money

,

Trading range

,

Term insurance

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

TED spread

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Time note

,

Truth in Lending

,

Term trust

,

Theoretical value

,

Time spread

,

Tenancy at will

,

Time-sharing

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Time stop

,

Timing the market

,

Tax identification number

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Trading profit

,

Top out

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

Trading costs

,

Trading curb

,

Trading floor

,

Trading halt

,

Trading session

,

Trading volume

,

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

,

Unlisted trading

,

Underlying security

,

Unified Tax Credit

,

Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Value averaging

,

Value investing

,

Value Added Tax

,

Written-down value

,

With interest

,

Whisper number

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares


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