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Odd-lot theory

A technical 

Analysis

 theory based on using odd-lot 

Trading

 behavior as a contrary 

Indicator

, under the 

Assumption

 that odd lots are traded primarily by small investors who are on 

Average

 less experienced than 

Institutional investor

. The theory has declined in popularity as historical data has failed to 

Support

 it.



Related Terms: 15

Assumption

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Average

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Analysis

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Base

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Decline

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Indicator

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Institutional investor

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Lot

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Odd lot

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PPO

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Support

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Small investor

,

Trade

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Trading

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Technical analysis


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Average accounting return

,

Average collection period

,

Average daily balance

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Average daily balance method

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At par

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All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Average equity

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Asset-based finance

,

Asset-based lending

,

Assumption

,

Average life

,

A shares

,

Assets under management

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Average option

,

Actuarial assumption

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Average contribution percentage

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average

,

Average daily volume

,

Average down

,

Average up

,

Arbitrage Pricing Theory

,

Ad valorem

,

Analysis

,

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

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Book value per share

,

Bottom line

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Block trade

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Base interest rate

,

Base period

,

Base-year analysis

,

Basis trading

,

Break-even analysis

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Bust-up takeover

,

B shares

,

Broad-base index

,

Broken lot

,

Bubble theory

,

Base

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Contra account

,

CAT bond

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Contra broker

,

Crossed trade

,

Coincident indicator

,

Confidence indicator

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Credit line

,

C shares

,

Close to the money

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Conduit theory

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Daily trading limit

,

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

,

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

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Dow dividend theory

,

Daylight trade

,

Day trade

,

Dead cat bounce

,

Decline

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

Economic indicator

,

E-mini

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Experience rating

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Ex-warrants

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Elliott Wave Theory

,

Even lot

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Financial institution

,

Flight to quality

,

Full lot

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Free trade

,

Form S-1

,

Fourier analysis

,

Forward trade

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Gather in the stops

,

Greater fool theory

,

Historical cost

,

Hit the bid

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Historical yield

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

In-house

,

Institutional brokerage

,

In line

,

Incremental analysis

,

Indicator

,

International trade

,

Insider trading

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Investor relations

,

Institutional pot

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Institutional fund

,

Institutional shares

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

Intermarket Trading System

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Last In First Out

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Lagging indicator

,

Leading indicator

,

Last trading day

,

Limit up

,

Lump sum distribution

,

Legal age

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Lump sum

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Lot

,

Matrix trading

,

Make a market

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Marginal analysis

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Monetary indicator

,

Money at call

,

Market analysis

,

Milner analysis

,

Moving Average Convergence/Divergence

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Normal retirement age

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

Odd-lot theory

,

On-balance volume

,

Overbought/oversold indicator

,

Odd lot

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open trade equity

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Pacific Rim

,

PPO

,

Per stirpes

,

Paid up

,

Performance-based compensation

,

Publicly-traded fund

,

Pairs trade

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Publicly traded

,

Portfolio theory

,

Program trading

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper trading

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Quantitative analysis

,

Qualitative analysis

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Round lot

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Regulation A

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Roll up

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Ratio analysis

,

Regression analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Retail investor

,

SG&A

,

Straight line depreciation

,

S&L

,

Step-up bond

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Sell the book

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Spot trading

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Small corporate offering registration

,

Selling the spread

,

Step-up warrant

,

Step-up lease

,

Small cap

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Sensitivity analysis

,

Shorting against the box

,

Swing trade

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Simple moving average

,

Support

,

Schedule C

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Suspended trading

,

Top line

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trade

,

Trading

,

Take a position

,

Trading authorization

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trade barrier

,

Trade deficit

,

Trade surplus

,

Trickle-down theory

,

Trade house

,

Trading range

,

Technical analysis

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxable wage base

,

Tax base

,

Tax lot

,

Trading profit

,

Technical analyst

,

Technical indicator

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Thinly traded

,

Trade date

,

Trading costs

,

Trading curb

,

Trading floor

,

Trading halt

,

Trading session

,

Trading volume

,

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

,

Up volume

,

Uneven lot

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Vertical line charting

,

World Trade Organization

,

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

,

Zero-base budgeting


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