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EAFE Index
The EAFE Index measures the overall performance of equities in  more...
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Early Retirement
Early retirement occurs when an individual retires before the required  more...
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Early Withdrawal Penalty
An early withdrawal penalty is a fine levied on funds  more...
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Earned Income
Earned income is wages, salary, tips, fees or other compensation  more...
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Earned Income Tax Credit
The earned income tax credit (EITC) is a tax refund  more...
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Earnings
In everyday speech, earnings is often used interchangeably with income  more...
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Earnings Before Interest
Earnings before interest and pretax operating income and pretax operating  more...
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Earnings Before Interest and Taxes
Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) is an indicator of  more...
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Earnings Estimate
An earnings estimate is an estimate of a company's future  more...
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Earnings Growth
Earnings growth is a key indicator for measuring a company's  more...
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Earnings Multiple
The earnings multiple of a stock, also called the price/earnings  more...
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Earnings Per Share
A company's earnings per share (EPS) is determined by dividing  more...
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Earnings Report
An earnings report is an official document published by a  more...
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Earnings Surprise
An earnings surprise occurs any time a stock's earnings do  more...
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Earnings Yield
The earnings yield is earnings per share divided by the  more...
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EBIT
EBIT is an acronym for Earnings Before Interest and Taxes.  more...
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EBITDA
EBITDA or "earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization" is  more...
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ECB
The ECB, or European Central Bank, is the central bank  more...
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Econometrics
Econometrics literally means "to measure economy". Thus, econometrics is a  more...
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Economic Cycle
The economic cycle is the periodic fluctuation of the economy  more...
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Economist
An economist is a professional in the field of economics,  more...
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Economy of Scale
Economy of scale (or economies of scale) fundamentally constitutes the  more...
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EDGAR
EDGAR stands for the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval  more...
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Education IRA
The education IRA is a savings plan for certain expenses  more...
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Effective Annual Interest Rate
An effective annual interest rate is used to determine the  more...
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Effective Tax Rate
The effective tax rate for an individual is usually the  more...
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Efficient Market Theory
Developed by University of Chicago professor Eugen Fama in the  more...
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Electronic Funds Transfer
Electronic funds transfer, or EFT, is a system for transferring  more...
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Elliott Wave Theory
Elliott Wave Theory was developed by Ralph Nelson Elliott in  more...
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Embargo
In international commerce, an embargo is a government-mandated sanction that  more...
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Emerging Market
Emerging market, or emerging economy, is market with a relatively  more...
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Eminent Domain
Eminent domain is a constitutional provision, through which the government  more...
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Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), also known as stock purchase  more...
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Employee Stock Purchase Plan
An Employee Stock Purchase Plan gives employee the opportunity to  more...
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Employment Cost Index
The Employment Cost Index, or ECI, is a quantitative measure  more...
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Enterprise Zone
Enterprise zone is a specially designated area within which businesses  more...
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Entitlements
Entitlements are government benefits provided by law to eligible individuals.  more...
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Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur is someone who attempts to create a new  more...
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EONIA
EONIA stands for the Euro OverNight Index Average. EONIA  more...
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EPS
EPS is earnings per share, the net income a company  more...
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Equities
Equities is another name for shares or stocks. To have  more...
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Equity
In business, equity refers to value of ownership. The  more...
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Equity Line of Credit
Equity line of credit, also known as home equity line  more...
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Equity Loan Rates
Equity loan rates are the interest rates charged on equity  more...
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Equity Market
Equity market, or stock market, is a system through which  more...
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Equity REIT
An equity REIT is a company which owns a portfolio  more...
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Equity Risk Premium
Equity risk premium is a premium return of the stock  more...
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Equivalent Taxable Yield
The equivalent taxable yield is used by investors to compare  more...
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Escrow
In contract law, escrow is a legal arrangement whereby an  more...
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Escrow Account
An escrow account is an account designated to hold escrow  more...
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Estate Planning
Estate planning is a process of planning for efficient handling  more...
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Estate Tax
The estate tax is simply a tax on assets charged  more...
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Estimated Tax
Estimated tax is tax that a self-employed individual or a  more...
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ETF
ETF stands for Exchange Traded Fund. An ETF is  more...
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Ethical Investing
Ethical investing, also known as Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), is  more...
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EU
The EU, or European Union, is an inter-governmental, supranational organization  more...
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EURIBOR
EURIBOR stands for the Euro Interbank Offered Rate. EURIBOR  more...
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Euro
The Euro () is the currency of 12 countries of  more...
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Eurodollars
Eurodollars are large US Dollar deposits that are made in  more...
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European Community
The European Community is a confederation of European nations which  more...
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European Option
A European option is an option that can only be  more...
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European-Style Option
A European-style option is an option that may be exercised  more...
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Evening Star
An evening star is a candlestick trading pattern that traders  more...
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Ex-Dividend
Ex-dividend means a stock is trading without the rights to  more...
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Ex-Dividend Date
The ex-dividend date is the date on which sellers rather  more...
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Excess Returns
Excess returns are generally defined as the returns provided by  more...
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Exchange Rate
Exchange rate is a price or ratio at which one  more...
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Exchange Rate Risk
Exchange rate risk is the risk that a position will  more...
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Exchange Traded Fund
An exchange traded fund (ETF) is a pool of stocks  more...
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Exchange Traded Notes
Exchange Traded Notes (ETN) are considered senior, unsecured debt securities.  more...
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Exempt Income
Exempt income is any income that is not subject to  more...
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Exercise Price
The exercise price, or strike price, is the price at  more...
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Expense Ratio
The expense ratio measures the percentage of a mutual fund's  more...
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Expiration Date
In derivatives markets, the expiration date is the date that  more...
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Exponential Moving Average
An exponential moving average is a more complicated form of  more...
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Extraordinary Item
In financial accounting, an extraordinary item is a non-recurring event  more...
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