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