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Standard deviation

A statistical measure of the historical 

Volatility

 of a mutual 

Fund

 or 

Portfolio

, usually computed using 36 monthly 

Return

. More generally, a measure of the extent to which numbers are 

Spread

 around their 

Average

.



Related Terms: 10

Average

,

Fund

,

Heir

,

Mutual fund

,

Portfolio

,

Put

,

Return

,

Rally

,

Spread

,

Volatility


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Category: Technical_Analysis


Starting With: S


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Average accounting return

,

Average collection period

,

Average daily balance

,

Average daily balance method

,

Accrual of discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Average equity

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Annual return

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Average life

,

Aggressive growth fund

,

A shares

,

Asset allocation fund

,

Average price per share

,

Alligator spread

,

At the money

,

Average option

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Average contribution percentage

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average

,

Average daily volume

,

Average down

,

Average up

,

Ad valorem

,

Amended return

,

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

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Balanced fund

,

Bid/ask spread

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Blend fund

,

Bond fund

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

B shares

,

Butterfly spread

,

Box spread

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

CUSIP number

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodity-product spread

,

Contract month

,

Crack spread

,

Crush spread

,

CINS number

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Capital appreciation fund

,

Clone fund

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed fund

,

Crossover fund

,

C shares

,

Calendar spread

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered put

,

Credit spread

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Consolidated tax return

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Diminishing marginal returns

,

Diminishing return

,

Division of labor

,

Deferred month

,

Delivery month

,

Dow Jones Industrial Average

,

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

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Debit spread

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Delta spread

,

Diagonal spread

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Ex-all

,

Expected return

,

Enhanced index fund

,

Environmental fund

,

Equity fund

,

Exchange fund

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Efficient portfolio

,

Even spread

,

Excess returns

,

First In First Out

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Fund supermarket

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Far month

,

Furthest month

,

Form S-1

,

Fund

,

Family of funds

,

Focused fund

,

Fund family

,

Fund manager

,

Fund of funds

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

First-round financing

,

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

,

General Obligation Bond

,

General account

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Good Til Canceled

,

G-7

,

General Accounting Office

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Global fund

,

Gross spread

,

General lien

,

General mortgage

,

Growth and income fund

,

Growth fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Historical cost

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Heir

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Hedge fund

,

Historical yield

,

Horizontal spread

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

International Monetary Fund

,

Intercommodity spread

,

Interdelivery spread

,

Intermarket spread

,

Intracommodity spread

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income fund

,

Index fund

,

Institutional fund

,

International fund

,

Investment fund

,

Implied volatility

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Inefficient portfolio

,

Inside spread

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint return

,

Joint tax return

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Lifecycle fund

,

Load-adjusted return

,

Load fund

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual association

,

Mutual company

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Mob spread

,

Municipal bond fund

,

Muni fund

,

Make a market

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Most distant month

,

Money at call

,

Mutual fund

,

Mutual fund custodian

,

Mutual fund symbol

,

Married put

,

Market portfolio

,

Mutual exclusion doctrine

,

Mutual improvement certificate

,

Mean return

,

Moving Average Convergence/Divergence

,

Market return

,

Market Volatility Index

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Nearby month

,

Next month

,

Notice of Default

,

Naked put

,

Neutral spread

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Normal retirement age

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end fund

,

Option income fund

,

Option spread

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Put bond

,

Put provision

,

P&L

,

Portfolio manager

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Portfolio

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Pooled fund

,

Prime rate fund

,

Publicly-traded fund

,

Pure index fund

,

Perpendicular spread

,

Price spread

,

Protective put

,

Protective put buying

,

Put

,

Put option

,

Put swaption

,

Put warrant

,

Pension fund

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Portfolio theory

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Painting the tape

,

Portfolio tracking

,

Put/call ratio

,

Quality spread

,

Quick turn

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Return

,

Round lot

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 10b-6

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Round turn

,

Regional fund

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rally

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Sinking fund

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Series 6

,

Standard of living

,

Series 3

,

Spot month

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Sector fund

,

Series fund

,

Socially responsible fund

,

Specialized fund

,

Specialty fund

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Spread option

,

Synthetic put

,

Santa Claus rally

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Structured portfolio strategy

,

S Corporation

,

Separate tax returns

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Simple moving average

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Spread

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Total return

,

Trailing P/E

,

Total return index

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust fund

,

TED spread

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tax-free bond fund

,

Tax-managed fund

,

Time spread

,

Tenancy at will

,

Ten-bagger

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Tax identification number

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Tax return

,

Take a bath

,

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

,

Underwriting spread

,

Uncovered put

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Vertical spread

,

Volatility

,

Whisper number

,

World fund

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield spread

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-beta portfolio

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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