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Short interest

The total number of shares of a security that have been sold 

Short

 and not yet repurchased. Some investors consider rising short 

Interest

 a near term 

Bullish

 indicator, since those shares represent imminent 

Buy

 orders.



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Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Agency security

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

American Depositary Share

,

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

,

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

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

,

B shares

,

Bull straddle

,

Buy and write

,

Bearer share

,

Bonus share

,

Buy-side

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull

,

Bullish

,

Bull market

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Compound interest

,

Cabinet security

,

CAT bond

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Convertible security

,

CUSIP number

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Capitalization of income

,

Coincident indicator

,

Confidence indicator

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

CINS number

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Corporate repurchase

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing purchase

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Digested security

,

Droplock security

,

Day order

,

Designated Order Turnaround

,

Discretionary order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Durable goods orders

,

Derivative security

,

Decreasing term life

,

Directed share program

,

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

,

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

,

Distressed security

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Dead cat bounce

,

Depth of market

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Economic indicator

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Explicit interest

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fractional share

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Friends and family offering

,

Forward interest rate

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Graduated security

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Going short

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Intermediate-term

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Investment security

,

ISIN

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Indicator

,

Interest rate futures

,

Insurable interest

,

Identified shares

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Institutional shares

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Killer bee

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Long-term

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Lagging indicator

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Leading indicator

,

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

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Lease-purchase agreement

,

Long-term lease

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Money order

,

Marketable security

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Monetary indicator

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Matching orders

,

Net interest margin

,

Near money

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negotiable security

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Near option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

No book

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Open interest

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Overbought/oversold indicator

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Order book official

,

Order imbalance

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Purchase

,

Payment for order flow

,

Preference shares

,

Preferred shares

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Power of Attorney

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Purchase agreement

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Qualifying share

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Real interest rate

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

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

,

Redeemable shares

,

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

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rising bottoms

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Repurchase agreement

,

Retail investor

,

Reverse repurchase agreement

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Short bond

,

Short-term

,

Stamped security

,

SEC fee

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Significant order

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Split order

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop order

,

Standard of living

,

Supply-side economics

,

Short hedge

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Share

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Short leg

,

Short market value

,

Short straddle

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Share price

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short

,

Selling short against the box

,

Short

,

Short cover

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short position

,

Short purchase

,

Short sale rule

,

Short squeeze

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Short swing profits

,

Short swing rules

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Times interest earned

,

Total assets

,

Total cost

,

Term CD

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Total return

,

Trailing P/E

,

Term insurance

,

Total asset turnover

,

Total return index

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Term trust

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Tax identification number

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Technical indicator

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

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

,

Underlying security

,

Unearned interest

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

With interest

,

Whisper number

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

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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