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Absolute Return
Absolute return measures the actual percentage return of an asset  more...
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After Hours Trading
After hours trading refers to stock trades that occur outside  more...
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After-Hours Trading
After-hours trading is stock trading which takes place after the  more...
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Aftermarket
The aftermarket, also called the secondary market, is the market  more...
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American Association of Individual Investors
American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) is a Chicago-based, investor  more...
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American Stock Exchange
The American Stock Exchange is one of the largest organized  more...
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Arbitrage
Arbitrage is a financial transaction that involves a simultaneous purchase  more...
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Arbitrageur
An arbitrageur is an individual or an organization that engages  more...
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Bermuda Option
A bermuda option is derivative instrument where the holder of  more...
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Bid
In practical terms, the bid is the available price at  more...
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Bid/Ask Spread
The bid/ask spread is the difference between the price sellers  more...
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CBOE
The CBOE, or Chicago Board Options Exchange, was founded in  more...
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CBOE Gold Index
CBOE Gold Index stands for the Chicago Board Options Exchange  more...
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CBOT
The CBOT, or Chicago Board of Trade, is the world's  more...
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COMEX
Commodity Exchange Inc. (COMEX) was established in 1933 through the  more...
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Commercial Hedger
A commercial hedger is a corporation that attempts to stabilize  more...
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Commodity
Generally speaking, any tangible good can be categorized as a  more...
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Commodity Exchange
A commodity exchange is a market organized to allow for  more...
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Commodity Futures
Commodity futures are futures contracts for delivery of commodities.  more...
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Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is an independent federal regulatory  more...
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Contract Size
Contract size is the deliverable amount on a contract.  more...
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Counterparty Risk
Counterparty risk refers to the risk of default of one  more...
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Day Trader
A day trader is market participant who generally closes out  more...
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Delivery Month
The specified month within which a futures contract matures and  more...
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Derivative
A derivative, or derivative security, is an asset whose price  more...
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Derivative Security
A derivative security is an asset whose price is based  more...
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Double Witching Hour
Double witching hour refers to the final hour of the  more...
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Expiration Date
In derivatives markets, the expiration date is the date that  more...
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Forex
Forex stands for foreign (FOR) exchange (EX). The Forex  more...
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Futures Contract
The futures contract is a type of forward agreement, an  more...
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HUI Index
The HUI Index represents the symbol of the AMEX Gold  more...
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Investment Newsletter
An investment newsletter is a publication designed to help investors  more...
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Job Lot
A job lot refers to a particular contract that deals  more...
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Limit Down
Limit down refers to the maximum amount that a futures  more...
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Limit Order
In trading, a limit order is an order to buy  more...
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Limit Price
The price specified in a limit order is called the  more...
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Mexican Peso
The Mexican peso is the currency of Mexico. MXN  more...
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OPEC
OPEC is the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.  more...
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Precious Metals
Precious metals are those scarce metallic elements with enough economic  more...
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Reuters Jefferies CRB Index
The Reuters Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity index.  more...
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S&P 500 Mini
A S&P 500 Mini is a derivative contract created for  more...
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Serial Option
A serial option is an option investors may buy on  more...
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Spread
Spread can mean several different things to investors, depending on  more...
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Stock Replacement Strategy
A stock replacement strategy is an approach to investing that  more...
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Triple Witching
Triple Witching is a market phenomenon that occurs when contracts  more...
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Underlying
The term underlying generally refers to the asset that a  more...
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Underlying Security
Also called an underlier, an underlying security is the security  more...
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Wilshire 5000
The Wilshire 5000 Index was created by Wilshire Associates in  more...
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