The Pacific Rim is a geographic concept that encompasses more...
A paper profit is a unrealized gain on a security more...
Par value is the face or stated value of a more...
Passive income is income not earned from work. The more...
In US tax regulations, a passive loss is a loss more...
In the US, the phrase patent pending indicates that a more...
In corporate finance, the payback period is a simple measure more...
The payout ratio, sometimes called the dividend payout ratio, is more...
The PEG ratio is a formula used to estimate a more...
|Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is a Federal corporation that more...
A pension fund is an entity set up to collect more...
A pension plan is an agreement between an employer and more...
|Per Capita Income
Per capita income is the average income for each person more...
A per diem is a daily allowance for expenses. more...
|Permanent Life Insurance
Permanent life insurance is form of indemnity that offers extended more...
|Personal Consumption Expenditures
Personal consumption expenditures, also known as PCE, are all funds more...
The personal exemption is a dollar amount excluded from taxable more...
Phantom income is any income that is reportable as taxable more...
A piercing pattern is a candlestick charting pattern that can more...
A piggyback loan is a second mortgage used to add more...
The Pink Sheets is an electronic quotation system that provides more...
PMI, or Private Mortgage Insurance, is insurance that indemnifies a more...
A point-and-figure chart shows filtered price movements of a stock more...
Portfolio insurance is a strategy used to reduce risk and more...
Determining the mix of assets to hold in a portfolio more...
A portfolio manager is the asset management professional who makes more...
Portfolio turnover refers to the measure of trading activity in more...
The pound is a unit of currency. The pound, more...
|Power of Attorney
A power of attorney is a legal instrument used to more...
Pre-existing conditions are medical conditions or diseases that existed before more...
Precious metals are those scarce metallic elements with enough economic more...
Predatory lending refers to practices used by certain lenders do more...
Preferred shares are a hybrid form of capital that have more...
In options trading, the premium is the total price of more...
A prepayment penalty is a type of finance charge paid more...
Price fixing is an agreement by multiple competitors to set, more...
A price gap is simply an area within a particular more...
A price index measures the changes over time in prices more...
|Price to Cash Flow Ratio
The price to cash flow ratio is computed as the more...
|Price to Earnings Ratio
The price to earnings ratio (P/E) is the stock price more...
|Price to Sales Ratio
The price to sales ratio (PSR) is computed as the more...
In the US, the prime rate was historically defined as more...
Principal residence refers to the main home where a person more...
Pro forma financial statements are financial statements that include projections more...
Pro rata means in proportion to. Thus pro rata is more...
|Producer Price Index
The Producer Price Index (PPI) comprises a group of more...
|Profit and Loss Statement
The profit and loss statement (or income statement, or P&L) more...
Profit margin is shorthand for net profit margin, or earnings more...
In the free market economy, the profit motive is the more...
Profit-sharing is an arrangement between an employer and employees in more...
A progressive tax levies higher taxes on those of greater more...
In law, a promissory note is a contract that involves more...
A proxy fight is a strategy typically used during a more...
A proxy statement contains information regarding an issue that needs more...
A proxy vote is a vote by one entity on more...
A public company is a company that has issued securities more...
In law, to say a piece of knowledge, invention, or more...
A public offering is an invitation to participate in a more...
Public relations is the effort to spread interest and promote more...
|Purchasing Power Parity
Purchasing power parity calculates exchange rates in terms of how more...
In options trading, a put is the right, but not more...
In options trading, a put option is a bet that more...
The put/call ratio is the volume of put options divided more...
A pyramid scheme is an illegal "investment" in which vested more...