The 72 rule is a formula that calculates how long more...
The advance/decline line is a technical indicator used to graph more...
All Ordinaries or "All Ords" is the name for the more...
Alpha, the first Greek alphabet letter, is also the risk-adjusted more...
Although the term analyst can be associated with a broad more...
To annualize is to take an item measured for a more...
The arithmetic mean of a set of two or more more...
Arms Index is a mathematic market meter designed to communicate more...
Ascending bottoms refers to a chart pattern in which the more...
Ascending tops is a trend of rising high points in more...
Asset turnover is an efficiency ratio used in financial analysis more...
The asset/equity ratio shows the relationship of the total assets more...
Back testing is the examination of past performance to predict more...
A bar chart, also known as a bar graph, is more...
|Bearish Abandoned Baby
The bearish abandoned baby is a rarely seen candlestick charting more...
|Bearish Engulfing Pattern
The bearish engulfing pattern is a relatively simple candlestick charting more...
The bearish harami is a candlestick charting pattern -- it more...
A benchmark is a security or index against which the more...
Beta, the second Greek letter, is used by investors to more...
|Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model
The Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model predicts an option's price given more...
A blow-off top refers to an extremely fast spike up more...
|Bullish Abandoned Baby
The bullish abandoned baby is a rarely seen candlestick charting more...
|Bullish Engulfing Pattern
The bullish engulfing pattern is a relatively simple candlestick charting more...
A candlestick is a basic unit in a candlestick chart more...
Candlestick charts plot stock price data. Originated by Japanese rice more...
|Capital Asset Pricing Model
Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) is a sophisticated mathematical method more...
|CBOE Gold Index
CBOE Gold Index stands for the Chicago Board Options Exchange more...
|CDR Counterparty Risk Index
The CDR counterparty risk index is a measure of credit more...
CFA stands for Chartered Financial Analyst, a professional designation given more...
CFP is short for certified financial planner, which is a more...
|Chartered Financial Analyst
A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is an investment professional who more...
A chartist is an investor who attempts to predict market more...
A commodity index tracks the price of various types of more...
A confidence indicator gauges the optimism of a group of more...
A consensus forecast aggregates the estimates of security analysts of more...
The consensus recommendation is an average of analyst ratings on more...
|Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index, also known as the CPI, is more...
In statistics, correlation is an assessment of the extent of more...
A correlation coefficient is a numerical, descriptive measure of the more...
CPI is the common abbreviation for the Consumer Price Index, more...
A cumulative dividend is a dividend that, if the company more...
|Cumulative Total Return
The cumulative total return on an investment is the total more...
|Cup and Handle
A cup and handle is a technical analysis charting formation more...
Current yield is equal to a bond's annual interest payment more...
DAX 100 is the abbreviation for Deutscher Aktienindex 100, a more...
|Dead Cat Bounce
A dead cat bounce is any sharp rise in prices more...
A deflator is used to convert current dollars into dollars more...
Demand curve is a graphic representation of the demand schedule more...
Demographics is the classification of populations, especially consumers, by various more...
Descending bottoms refers to a succession of lower lows in more...
Descending tops are a series of trades with each high more...
A dip in the market is a decline in prices, more...
The DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average), also known as the more...
A doji is a type of candlestick where the day's more...
|Dollar Cost Averaging
Dollar cost averaging is long-term investment strategy in which a more...
A double bottom is a chart pattern created when a more...
Double top is a term used by technical analysts to more...
|Dow Jones Asian Titans 50 Index
The Dow Jones Asian Titans 50 Index is an equity more...
|Dow Jones BRIC 50 Brazil Subindex
The Dow Jones BRIC 50 Brazil Subindex is an global more...
|Dow Jones BRIC 50 China Subindex
The Dow Jones BRIC 50 China Subindex is an international more...
|Dow Jones BRIC 50 Index
The Dow Jones BRIC 50 Index is an international free-float more...
|Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex
The Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is an global more...
|Dow Jones CBOT Treasury Index
The Dow Jones CBOT Treasury Index is a fixed-income index. more...
|Dow Jones Composite Average
The Dow Jones Composite Average is a combination of the more...
|Dow Jones Composite Index
The Dow Jones Composite Index is a stock market index more...
|Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50
The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is an equity more...
|Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index
The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index is a worldwide more...
|Dow Jones Industrial Average
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of the, if more...
|Dow Jones STOXX Global 1800 REITs Index
The Dow Jones STOXX Global 1800 REITs Index is a more...
|Dow Jones Transportation Average
The Dow Jones Transportation Average is the oldest of all more...
|Dow Jones Utility Average
The Dow Jones Utility Average was created after the Dow more...
Downside risk includes both the likelihood and extent to which more...
A downtrend refers to declining prices. A downtrend can more...
A dragonfly doji is a variation on the doji candlestick more...
The EAFE Index measures the overall performance of equities in more...
|Elliott Wave Theory
Elliott Wave Theory was developed by Ralph Nelson Elliott in more...
|Employment Cost Index
The Employment Cost Index, or ECI, is a quantitative measure more...
An evening star is a candlestick trading pattern that traders more...
|Exponential Moving Average
An exponential moving average is a more complicated form of more...
Financial analyst is a finance professional who studies and reports more...
|Flat Yield Curve
A flat yield curve has a small spread between short more...
Forward PE means forward price-to-earnings ratio. Forward PE is more...
The FTSE Group (pronounced "footsie") computes tens of thousands of more...
|GDP Implicit Price Deflator
The GDP implicit price deflator measures the level of price more...
|Goldman Sachs Commodity Index
The Goldman Sachs Commodity Index, now known as the S&P more...
A gravestone doji is a variation on the doji candlestick more...
A harami cross is a candlestick charting pattern that can more...
|Head And Shoulders Pattern
A head and shoulders pattern is a technical analysis charting more...
A histogram is a graph that shows how many times more...
Historical data is information about a company's past, such as more...
|Historical Trading Range
The historical trading range is the lowest and highest price more...
The implied volatility of an asset is an estimate of more...
An index is a hypothetical basket of securities or economic more...
An index fund is a portfolio of assets with allocation more...
The indicated yield is the indicated dividend for a share more...
Indicators are used by market timers to try and divine more...
The inflation rate is the increase in prices for a more...
An inflation-indexed security is a stock or bond whose return more...
An inside day is a day in which a stock's more...
The actual value of a security, as opposed to its more...
|Inverse Head And Shoulders
An inverse head and shoulders is a technical analysis charting more...
|Inverted Yield Curve
An inverted yield curve is one where the most long-term more...
An investment newsletter is a publication designed to help investors more...
Investment philosophy is a general approach that directs the decisions more...
Investment return is the change in value of the investment more...
The January Barometer is a theory that states that if more...
|Jarrow Turnbull Model
The Jarrow Turnbull Model is a model used to analyze more...
|Jennifer Lopez - J. Lo
Jennifer Lopez - J. Lo is a slang term used more...
JIC, which stands for "just in case," is a strategy more...
The Joseph Effect is the idea that movements over time more...
The Keltner channel is a market analysis indicator that measures more...
|Key Rate Duration
Key rate duration measures portfolio sensitivity or security sensitivity. more...
The Klinger Oscillator is a market analysis indicator that that more...
Russian economist Nikolai Kondratiev theorized that capitalist economies move in more...
Kurtosis, of Greek origin meaning "bulging" or "swelling", is a more...
The Laffer Curve is a mathematical shape that shows the more...
A lagging indicator is an economic statistic that changes after more...
|Law of Large Numbers
The law of large numbers is a law of probability more...
A leading indicator is a statistic that predicts trends in more...
In statistics, linear regression is a technique for estimating the more...
Look-ahead bias is use of information outside the time frame more...
MACD, which stands for Moving Average Convergence Divergence, is a more...
The misery index is the unemployment rate plus the inflation more...
|Modern Portfolio Theory
Introduced by Nobel Prize winner Harry Markowitz in the 1950s, more...
A momentum indicator is a technical analysis indicator that attempts more...
Money flow is a tool used by technical analysts to more...
Monte Carlo methods are numerical techniques used for solving complex more...
A morning star is a candlestick charting pattern that traders more...
|Nasdaq 100 Index
The Nasdaq 100 Index is an index representing the top more...
|Nasdaq Composite Index
Launched in 1971, the NASDAQ Composite Index is based on more...
|Normal Yield Curve
The normal yield curve is a yield curve with interest more...
The October effect is a theory that stocks decline during more...
|One Time Charge
A one time charge is a charge against earnings that more...
An overbought/oversold indicator is a type of indicator which seeks more...
The PEG ratio is a formula used to estimate a more...
A point-and-figure chart shows filtered price movements of a stock more...
A price gap is simply an area within a particular more...
On Wall Street, a quant is an expert in quantitative more...
Quantitative analysis is a process of disseminating financial data in more...
Range-bound trading is a purely technical method of predicting a more...
A red candlestick is used on a candlestick chart to more...
|Rising Three Methods
The rising three methods is a bullish candlestick charting pattern more...
The Russell 2000 is a stock-market index measuring the performance more...
|Russell 2000 Index
The Russell 2000 index is a market capitalization-weighted index comprised more...
The Russell 3000 is an index calculated by ranking all more...
|Russell Top 50 Index
The Russell Top 50 Index is an a large cap more...
|S&P 1500 Index
The S&P 1500 Index is a broad equity index. The more...
|S&P 400 Index
The S&P 400 Index is an equity index representing 400 more...
|S&P 500 Index
The S&P 500 Index is a well known and followed more...
|S&P 600 Index
The S&P 600 Index is an equity index representing 600 more...
|S&P Global 1200 Index
The S&P Global 1200 Index is a worldwide equity index more...
|Senkou Span B
While it can be used as a stand-alone tool, the more...
In candlestick charting, a shadow is a line on a more...
|Short Interest Ratio
Short interest ratio is a metric that reveals positive or more...
When the price of a stock moves neither steadily upward more...
A signal line is a term commonly encountered in technical more...
Skewness is a descriptive statistic that is used in analyzing more...
The SOX Index represents the symbol of the Philadelphia Stock more...
A spinning top is a type of candlestick on a more...
Spread can mean several different things to investors, depending on more...
In candlestick charting, a star refers to a small-bodied candle more...
STIX is a technical indicator. STIX stands for Short more...
|Stock Market Analysis
A stock market analysis is an evaluation of the market more...
|Stock Market Breadth
Stock market breadth is a tally of how many stocks more...
|Stock Market Index
A stock market index is a hypothetical basket of securities more...
|Stock Market Letter
A stock market letter is a term used to describe more...
|Stock Market Timer
A stock market timer attempts to profit by predicting the more...
Stock screening is the process of finding stocks that meets more...
Technical Analysis is a method of forecasting prices of stocks, more...
A technical analyst believes that prices move in predictable patterns, more...
A technical indicator is a series of values derived (i.e. more...
A TED spread is a yield spread. On any more...
|Three Black Crows
Three black crows is a candlestick charting pattern used in more...
|Three White Soldiers
In technical analysis, three white soldiers is a candlestick charting more...
|Timing the Market
An investor who is timing the market attempts to increase more...
A trailing PE is a price-earnings ratio based on the more...
A trendline is a straight line connecting multiple points on more...
The triple bottom is a technical analysis pattern that signals more...
A triple top is a price pattern used by technical more...
|Universe of Securities
Universe of securities refers to a group of stocks that more...
|US Dollar Index
The US Dollar Index is an index that measures the more...
Valuation is the attempt to determine whether a stock is more...
Variance is a measure of volatility. Variance is calculated as more...
VIX is the CBOE Volatility Index, created by the Chicago more...
In finance, volatility is a statistical measure of the tendency more...
The volatility ratio is an indicator developed by Jack D. more...
Volume is a measure of trading activity. On stock more...
Weighted alpha is a measure of stock price movements over more...
Whipsaw refers to the rapid movement of stock prices, either more...
When a stock or other security closes higher at the more...
The Wilshire 5000 Index was created by Wilshire Associates in more...
The XAU Index represents the symbol of the Philadelphia Gold more...
The XOI Index represents the symbol of the American Stock more...
A yardstick originally meant a flat wooden board that measures more...