Face value is the nominal, or stated, amount of security. more...
|Fair Market Value
The fair market value of a stock or similar commodity more...
Fair value is a market price that both the buyer more...
A fairly valued stock is a stock whose perceived value more...
|Falling Three Methods
The falling three methods is a bearish candlestick charting pattern more...
|Family of Funds
A family of funds refers to a group of mutual more...
Fannie Mae, or the Federal National Mortgage Association, is one more...
The FDIC, or Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, is an independent more...
The Fed Chairman is the Chairman of the Board of more...
|Fed Funds Rate
The Federal Reserve Board has the power to influence the more...
|Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) is a public more...
|Federal Housing Administration
The Federal Housing Administration, or FHA, is an agency of more...
|Federal National Mortgage Association
The Federal National Mortgage Association, or Fannie Mae, is one more...
|Federal Open Market Committee
The Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, is an arm more...
|Federal Reserve Bank
The Federal Reserve Bank is a federal entity that performs more...
|Federal Reserve Board
The Federal Reserve Board is the Board of Governors of more...
|Federal Reserve Discount Rate
The Federal Reserve discount rate is the interest rate charged more...
|Federal Reserve Requirement
The federal reserve requirement is the amount of liquid assets more...
|Federal Reserve System
In the United States, the Federal Reserve System was established more...
An FHA loan is a loan insured by the FHA, more...
Fiat money is currency that cannot be redeemed for a more...
A FICO score is a credit score derived from the more...
A finance charge is any charge levied for the use more...
Finance company is an organization that originates loans for both more...
|Financial Accounting Standards Board
Since 1973, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has had more...
Financial analyst is a finance professional who studies and reports more...
A financial planner is a professional who analyses individual financial more...
A fixed-rate mortgage, or FRM, has a fixed interest rate more...
A flat tax system has a fixed tax rate regardless more...
|Flat Yield Curve
A flat yield curve has a small spread between short more...
|Flexible Spending Account
A flexible spending account is a monetary employee benefit that more...
|Flight to Quality
Flight to quality refers to investors moving investments into low-risk more...
Float, also referred to as free float, is a number more...
|Foreign Exchange Rate
A foreign exchange rate is the price of one currency more...
Forex stands for foreign (FOR) exchange (EX). The Forex more...
Form 10-K is an audited annual regulatory filing containing financial more...
A form 10-Q is a quarterly regulatory filing. A more...
Form 1098 is an IRS tax form filed by entities more...
Form 8889 is an Health Savings Account (HSA) related IRS more...
The Fortune 500 is a prestigious list of companies published more...
Forward PE means forward price-to-earnings ratio. Forward PE is more...
A fractional share is a fraction of a share or more...
A front-end load is a sales charge or commission that more...
The FTSE Group (pronounced "footsie") computes tens of thousands of more...
A full-service brokerage offers investment research, tax advice, and retirement more...
Being fully invested means that all assets of a trading more...
A stock that is fully valued is priced at a more...
A fund family is a set of related funds, usually more...
A fund manager is an investment professional, who manages the more...
|Fund of Funds
A fund of funds is an investment vehicle that invests more...
Fundamental analysis attempts to find the actual value of a more...
The futures contract is a type of forward agreement, an more...
A futures option is an option on a futures contract. more...