Glossary – 1

List of stock/investment related words

Accounting

accounts payable
accounts receivable
accumulated depreciation
appreciation
asset
asset/equity ratio
audit
balance sheet
cash flow
cash flow statement
debt/asset ratio
debt ratio
depreciation
equity
GAAP
income statement
intangible asset
liability
net margin
operating asset
operating cash flows
pre-depreciation profit
pre-tax profit margin
profit and loss statement
profit margin
Return on Assets
Return on Capital
Return on Equity
Return on Invested Capital
Return on Investment
Return on Sales
Return on Total Assets
royalty
SEC filing
shareholders’ equity
stockholders’ equity
tangible asset
tangible net worth
total assets

Bonds

accumulation bond
agency bond
assessment bond
asset-backed security
assumed bond
authority bond
baby bond
balanced fund
bearer bond
bond
bond market
callable bond
called bond
catastrophe bond
certificateless municipal bond
combination bond
commodity-backed bond
companion bonds
consolidated bond
convertible bond
corporate bond
corporate trust
current coupon bond
debenture
deep-discount bond
deferred interest bond
discounted bond
dollar bond
domestic bond
dual currency bond
escrowed to maturity
Eurobond
Eurodollar bond
Euroyen bond
fidelity bond
fixed income
floating-rate bond
free bond
full coupon bond
global bond
gold bond
Government Bond
guaranteed bond
high-grade bond
housing bond
income bond
index bond
index-linked bond
industrial revenue bond
inflation-indexed security
installment bond
insured bond
interchangeable bond
interest coverage ratio
investment-grade bond
irredeemable bond
junk bond
maintenance bond
market capitalization
maturity
medium-term bond
money market
money market mutual fund
moral obligation bond
mortgage-backed security
mortgage bond
municipal bond
municipal revenue bond
non-callable bond
obligation bond
par bond
performance bond
phantom income
pickup bond
premium
premium bond
privileged bond
public bond
put bond
registered bond
registered coupon bond
revenue bond
secondary market
secured bond
serial bond
series bond
short bond
special-purpose bond
split coupon bond
step-up bond
straight bond
super sinker bond
surety bond
tax-exempt bond
T-Bill
term bond
term to maturity
Treasury Bill
Treasury Bond
Treasury Note
triple exemption
U.S. Savings Bond
unlimited tax bond
yield
yield to maturity
zero-coupon bond

Brokerage

account balance
active account
all or any part
all or none
alternative order
asset management account
average equity
balance
boiler room
book
brokerage house
Brokered CD
broker loan
broker recommendation
buying on margin
buy limit order
buy order
buy stop order
buy the book
call money market
call money rate
cash account
clearing corporation
clearing firm
clearinghouse
commission house
contingent order
contra broker
contract broker
coverage
coverage initiated
credit balance
day order
dealer
dealer bank
dealer market
discount broker
dual trading
Federal Call
fictitious credit
fidelity bond
forward trading
Good Til Canceled
hard dollars
house call
initial margin
institutional brokerage
insured account
investment bank
investment security
investor’s equity
joint account
limit order
limit price
liquidate
maintenance call
maintenance fee
margin
margin account
margin agreement
margin buying
margin call
margin loan
margin rate
market maker
market order
merchant bank
minimum maintenance
money management
monthly statement
Nasdaq
net capital ratio
New York Stock Exchange
no limit order
off-floor order
on-floor order
online broker
open order
option account
original margin
Over-the-Counter
Pink Sheets
public limited partnership
qualified institutional investor
quote ticker
real-time trade reporting
retail brokerage
securities analyst
securities loan
sell limit order
settlement
soft dollars
split commission
split order
stockbroker
stock loan
stop-limit order
stop-loss
stop order
stop price
trader
trailing stop loss
undermargined account
underwriting

Dividend

accrued dividend
accumulated dividend
automatic reinvestment plan
cash dividend
cumulative dividend
dividend
dividend rate
dividend yield
ex-dividend
ex-stock dividends
illegal dividend
indicated dividend
indicated yield
interim dividend
omitted dividend
optional dividend
participating dividend
reinvestment
special dividend
stock dividend
trading dividends
unpaid dividend

Earnings

accumulated earnings
annual report
basic earnings per share
bond rating
buyback
capitalization
cash earnings
cash flows from financing activities
cash flows from investing activities
cash flows from operating activities
conference call
diluted earnings per share
dividend
double taxation
earned surplus
earnings
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes
Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization
Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization and Rent
earnings estimate
earnings growth
Earnings per Share
earnings report
EPS
forward P/E
fully diluted earnings per share
growth stock
guidance
income
invested capital
market capitalization
net cash flow
net earnings
operating income
operating profit margin
P/E ratio
PEG ratio
profit and loss statement
profit warning
quarterly report
Securities and Exchange Commission
trailing P/E
value stock
year-over-year
Year-To-Date

Economy

budget deficit
budget surplus
capitalism
Consumer Price Index
cost-push inflation
deflation
demand inflation
demand-pull inflation
depression
disinflation
durable goods orders
economic cycle
economic growth
economic growth rate
economic indicator
economic sanctions
elasticity
Federal Reserve Bank
fiscal policy
free market
free trade
Great Depression
Gross Domestic Product
hyperinflation
inflation
inflation rate
International Monetary Fund
law of demand
law of supply
macroeconomics
microeconomics
monetary policy
National Debt
national income
open economy
per capita income
privatization
Producer Price Index
public sector
recession
reflation
Retail Price Index
retail sales index
socialism
stagflation
stagnation
trade deficit
trade surplus
Treasury
unbalanced growth
unemployment rate
World Bank
World Trade Organization

(Source: InvestorWords.com)

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