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R&D
R&D stands for Research & Development, which is an activity  more...
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Rainmaker
A rainmaker is an employee who generates a significant amount  more...
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Raise
A raise is an increase in one's salary, wages, commissions,  more...
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Random Walk Theory
The random walk theory states that in an efficient market,  more...
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Range-Bound Trading
Range-bound trading is a purely technical method of predicting a  more...
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Rate Lock
Particularly in residential real estate finance, a rate lock is  more...
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Rate of Return
The rate of return is the percentage gain or loss  more...
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Rating Service
A rating service is an organization that provides assessments of  more...
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Reaganomics
Reaganomics refers to the economic policies associated with former president  more...
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Real Estate
In common law, real estate refers to land and any  more...
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Real Estate Agent
A real estate agent is a person licensed at the  more...
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Real Estate Broker
A real estate broker is a real estate agent that  more...
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Real Estate Limited Partnership
A real estate limited partnership is an investment vehicle for  more...
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Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit
A real estate mortgage investment conduit is a method of  more...
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Real GDP
Real GDP is gross domestic product in constant dollars. In  more...
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Real Interest Rate
A real interest rate is an interest rate adjusted for  more...
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Real Rate of Return
The real rate of return is the rate of return  more...
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Real Wages
In economics, real wages are the true value of wages  more...
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Realtor
A realtor is a professional real estate agent, property manager,  more...
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Recall
The term recall has a number of meanings. A  more...
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Recession
As a rule of thumb, a recession is the fall  more...
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Red Candlestick
A red candlestick is used on a candlestick chart to  more...
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Red Chip
A red chip is stock of a company incorporated and  more...
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Refinance
A refinance refers to the process of paying off an  more...
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Refinancing
Refinancing is the act of restructuring a debt or replacing  more...
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Refinancing Cost
Refinancing cost is the amount of money a borrower will  more...
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Refund
The term refund has several meanings. A refund is  more...
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Regional Bank
In the US, the term regional bank is used to  more...
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Regional Fund
The term regional fund indicates that an investment vehicle is  more...
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Registered Education Savings Plan
A Registered Education Savings Plan - or RESP - is  more...
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Registered Investment Adviser
A registered investment adviser is an entity registered with the  more...
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Registered Security
A registered security is a security whose ownership is registered  more...
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REIT
The abbreviation REIT stands for Real Estate Investment Trust.  more...
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Relative Strength
Relative strength is a term associated with technical analysis that  more...
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Relative Strength Index
The Relative Strength Index is a popular price-following oscillator that  more...
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Rent Control
Rent control refers to local ordinances that govern the amount  more...
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Renter's Insurance
Renter's insurance indemnifies a tenant against various losses. Various types  more...
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Required Rate of Return
The required rate of return is the minimum rate of  more...
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Research and Development
Research and development is a phrase used to describe the  more...
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Reserve Requirement
The reserve requirement is the fraction of deposits that a  more...
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Residential Mortgage
A residential mortgage is a mortgage loan for residential property,  more...
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Restricted CUSIP
A restricted CUSIP reflects the status of any restricted stock  more...
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Retail Banking
Retail banking is a banking service that is geared primarily  more...
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Retail Brokerage
A brokerage that primarily serves retail investors rather than institutional  more...
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Retail Lending
Retail lending is the practice of loaning money to individuals  more...
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Retained Earnings
Retained earnings are accumulated earnings that have not been distributed  more...
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Retainer
A retainer is a payment made in advance of receiving  more...
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Retirement
Retirement commonly refers to the time in a person's life  more...
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Return on Assets
Return on assets is net income divided by total assets.  more...
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Return on Equity
Put simply, return on equity is net income divided by  more...
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Reuters
Reuters is short for the Reuters Group plc, a world-renowned  more...
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Reuters Jefferies CRB Index
The Reuters Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity index.  more...
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Revenue
Revenue is a term primarily used in the United States  more...
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Revenue Sharing
Revenue sharing has multiple meanings. Commonly, revenue sharing is  more...
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Reverse Mortgage
A reverse mortgage is a way for senior citizen homeowners  more...
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Reverse Split
A reverse split is a reduction in the number of  more...
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Reverse Stock Split
A reverse stock split is a method used by a  more...
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Revocable Trust
A revocable trust is a trust that can be changed  more...
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Revolving Line of Credit
A revolving line of credit is a type of credit  more...
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RIA
An RIA is a Registered Investment Advisor. The term refers  more...
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Rising Three Methods
The rising three methods is a bullish candlestick charting pattern  more...
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Risk Adjusted Return
The risk-adjusted return of an asset or a portfolio is  more...
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Risk Arbitrage
Risk arbitrage, or "risk arb" is usually taken to mean  more...
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Risk Management
Risk management is a systematic approach to minimizing an organization's  more...
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Risk Premium
In finance, the risk premium is the additional return received  more...
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Risk Tolerance
In investing, risk tolerance is the willingness of an investor  more...
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Risk-Free Rate of Return
The return an investor can expect to receive on a  more...
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ROE
ROE is an abbreviation for return on equity, which is  more...
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ROI
ROI, or return on investment, is a measurement of performance  more...
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Rollover Mortgage
A rollover mortgage, also called a renegotiable rate mortgage, is  more...
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Roth IRA
A Roth IRA - Individual Retirement Account - is a  more...
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Roth IRA Conversion
A Roth IRA conversion is the conversion of a individual  more...
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Run On The Bank
A run on the bank occurs when customers/institutions panic and  more...
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Rupee
The rupee is a unit of currency. The rupee  more...
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Russell 2000
The Russell 2000 is a stock-market index measuring the performance  more...
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Russell 2000 Index
The Russell 2000 index is a market capitalization-weighted index comprised  more...
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Russell 3000
The Russell 3000 is an index calculated by ranking all  more...
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Russell Top 50 Index
The Russell Top 50 Index is an a large cap  more...
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Rust Belt
The rust belt is an economic region in the northeastern  more...
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