The daily high is the highest price paid for a more...
The daily low is the lowest price paid for an more...
Daisy chaining is an illegal practice undertaken by brokers and more...
|Dark Cloud Cover
Dark cloud cover is a candlestick charting pattern that can more...
|Date of Maturity
The date of maturity is the date on which a more...
|Date of Record
The date of record is the date that determines which more...
DAX 100 is the abbreviation for Deutscher Aktienindex 100, a more...
A day trader is market participant who generally closes out more...
|Dead Cat Bounce
A dead cat bounce is any sharp rise in prices more...
A dealer is an individual or entity that buys and more...
Death benefit is the sum amount paid by the insurance more...
A death put, sometimes called a survivor's option, is a more...
A debit is a bookkeeping entry that results in the more...
A debit card is a plastic card that resembles a more...
In business, a debt is an obligation of one party more...
Debt capital is funds supplied by lenders that is part more...
Debt consolidation is the replacement of several small debts with more...
|Debt Consolidation Program
A debt consolidation program is a program in which several more...
Debt financing refers to the borrowing of funds in order more...
A debt instrument is a contractural or written assurance to more...
A debt limit is the maximum amount of debt which more...
The debt market is the market for trading debt securities. more...
For a company, the debt ratio indicates the relationship between more...
A debt security is a written agreement to repay a more...
Debt service refers to the series of payments of principal more...
|Debt Service Coverage
The debt service coverage ratio calculates the amount of cash more...
|Debt to Equity Ratio
The debt to equity ratio measures the portion of the more...
The debt/asset ratio measures the ratio of the company's assets more...
The debt/equity ratio is a capitalization ratio. The debt/equity more...
A debtholder is the investor who holds a debt instrument, more...
A debtor is a person or entity that is owes more...
The declaration date is one of three key dates associated more...
|Deep Discount Broker
A deep discount broker is a financial professional who executes more...
|Deep in the Money
A deep in the money option is one that is more...
|Deep out of the Money
A deep out of the money option is presently worthless. more...
Default can be generally defined as a failure of a more...
Default risk is the risk born by a creditor that more...
In law, a defendant is the party that must respond more...
|Defensive Investment Strategy
Defensive investment strategy is an investment approach to allocating a more...
A defensive stock is one whose profits are minimally impacted more...
A deferred annuity is a contract that delays annuity payments, more...
Deferred compensation is the portion of an employee's income that more...
Deferred revenue is a liability that is created when monies more...
Deferred stock is one or more shares of stock that more...
Deferred tax represents a company's liability for taxes owed that more...
Deficit is an economic condition in which spending exceeds income. more...
Deficit spending represents an overload of government expenditures over government more...
|Defined Benefit Plan
A defined benefit plan is a type of qualified retirement more...
|Defined Contribution Plan
A defined contribution plan is a type of qualified retirement more...
Deflation is a broad decline in prices. Deflation occurs when more...
A deflator is used to convert current dollars into dollars more...
A delayed opening is the intentional postponement of the opening more...
Deleveraging is the unwinding of debt. Companies use leveraging more...
The term delinquent refers to a person or business entity more...
A public company is said to delist if it ceases more...
The specified month within which a futures contract matures and more...
Demand is an economic measure, which expresses a desire, as more...
Demand curve is a graphic representation of the demand schedule more...
A demand deposit is a type of financial account that more...
Demand elasticity, also known as price elasticity of demand, is more...
Demographics is the classification of populations, especially consumers, by various more...
The word denomination has three distinct but closely related uses more...
|Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Department of Housing and Urban Development, (HUD), established in more...
The term dependent generally describes a person who is financially more...
Deposit has two distinct meanings. Meaning one is applied more...
A deposit slip is a written form of notification that more...
Depositary Receipt (DR) was created in 1927 to aid US more...
Depreciable property is any property other than land a property more...
Depreciation is the reduction in the value of an asset more...
|Depreciation and Amortization
Depreciation and amortization are accounting transactions that record the loss more...
A depressed market occurs when supply overtakes demand, resulting in more...
In economics, a severe and prolonged recession is sometimes called more...
Deregulation is an act by which the government regulation of more...
A derivative, or derivative security, is an asset whose price more...
A derivative security is an asset whose price is based more...
Descending bottoms refers to a succession of lower lows in more...
Descending tops are a series of trades with each high more...
Devaluation is the reduction in value of a currency, relative more...
DIAMONDS are Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) trading on the American Stock more...
Digital money is money transmitted in electronic form to pay more...
A digital option is a type of exotic options which more...
|Diluted Earnings Per Share
Diluted earnings per share is earnings per share that fully more...
Diluted share is a term used in reporting earnings per more...
Dilution is the reduction of fractional ownership of each of more...
Diminishing return, or the law of diminishing return, is an more...
A dip in the market is a decline in prices, more...
Direct deposit is a program in which a payment is more...
|Direct Purchase Program
A direct purchase program allows an investor to buy stock more...
|Direct Stock Purchase Plan
A direct stock purchase plan (DSP) is a company-sponsored program more...
A director is one of a group of individuals elected more...
Disability insurance is an insurance policy that pays supplemental income more...
A disclaimer is a decree that formally denies legal claim more...
Disclosure is the release of relevant information. Disclosure requirements play more...
Discontinued in a financial context is usually associated with discontinued more...
A discount is a difference between the price paid for more...
A discount broker is a stock broker offering low commission more...
A discount loan is a loan that does not require more...
|Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
Discounted cash flow analysis is a valuation tool analysts use more...
Disinflation occurs when the overall rate of inflation decreases over more...
Disposable income is money that can be spent, saved, invested more...
A distress sale occurs when, despite non favorable selling conditions, more...
A distressed security is a security belonging to a company more...
|Diversified Investment Company
A diversified investment company is an investment fund that adheres more...
To divest is to liquidate, or sell off, one's investment more...
Divestiture is the sale or disposition of a business by more...
A dividend is a payment by a corporation to its more...
A dividend clawback is an incentive for investors to keep more...
|Dividend Payout Ratio
The dividend payout ratio is the percentage of a company's more...
The dividend rate is the amount of dividends per share more...
|Dividend Reinvestment Plan
Under a dividend reinvestment plan (also known as a DRIP more...
The dividend yield is computed by dividing the annual dividend more...
Dividends payable is a liability of the firm for the more...
Divisor is shorthand for the Dow Divisor. The popular Dow more...
The DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average), also known as the more...
|Dogs of the Dow
Dogs of the Dow is a popular investment strategy. The more...
|Doing Business As
If the name in use in the course of operation 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...
Dot-com is an epithet for an Internet based company. A more...
A double bottom is a chart pattern created when a more...
Double taxation occurs when a government taxes the same income more...
Double top is a term used by technical analysts to more...
|Double Witching Hour
Double witching hour refers to the final hour of the more...
The term "Dow" is usually used to mean the Dow more...
|Dow Dividend Theory
The Dow dividend theory is a popular but simple investing more...
|Dow Jones Asian Titans 50 Index
The Dow Jones Asian Titans 50 Index is an equity more...
|Dow Jones Averages
The Dow Jones Averages refer to three price-weighted stock market 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 600 Real Estate Cap Index
The Dow Jones STOXX 600 Real Estate Cap Index is more...
|Dow Jones STOXX Americas 600 Real Estate Cap Index
The Dow Jones STOXX Americas 600 Real Estate Cap Index more...
|Dow Jones STOXX Americas 600 REITS Index
The Dow Jones STOXX Americas 600 REITs Index is a more...
|Dow Jones STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Real Estate Cap
The Dow Jones STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Real Estate Cap Index more...
|Dow Jones STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 REITS Index
The Dow Jones STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 REITs Index is a more...
|Dow Jones STOXX Europe 600 REITS Index
The Dow Jones STOXX Europe 600 REITS Index is a 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...
A down payment is the amount paid in advance of more...
A downgrade is a reduction in the rating awarded a more...
In business jargon, downside is the risk of unfavorable outcome more...
Downside protection is a cushion against the potential loss resulting more...
Downside risk includes both the likelihood and extent to which more...
Downsizing is a cutback in a company's operations and usually more...
A downtick is a transaction that occurs at a lower more...
A downtrend refers to declining prices. A downtrend can more...
A downturn is a worsening of business or economic activity. more...
A dragonfly doji is a variation on the doji candlestick more...
|Dressing Up a Portfolio
Dressing up a portfolio refers to the practice of some more...
DRIP is the acronym for Dividend Reinvestment Plan. In more...
|Dual Life Insurance
Dual life insurance is a unique form of life insurance more...
Due diligence is a formal investigation into any proposed investment. more...
Due process is a judicial constitutional guarantee that no judgment more...
In US macroeconomic statistics, durable goods are arbitrarily defined as more...
|Durable Goods Orders
The durable goods orders report is issued monthly by the more...
Dutch auction, started in Netherlands' farms, is a descending price more...
In international trade, a customs duty, or tariff, is a more...