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Normal Distribution

The plotting of a data set with symmetrical frequency where the resulting pattern is a Bell Curve.

Noncumulative Preferred Stock

A version of Preferred Stock where the holder loses the rights to any undeclared dividends within the current period.

Noise Trader

A label given to stock traders who trade erratic and irrationally.

No-Load Fund

A mutual fund where shares may be bought or sold void of commission or sales fees.

New York Stock Exchange

The oldest stock exchange (based upon market capitalization) within the United States -- owned by Intercontinental Exchange and regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Net Position

The difference in a trader's open long and open short positions in a specific option or stock. 

Net Earnings

A company's total profit after operating expenses, depreciation, interest, and taxes have been backed out of revenue.


An attribute of a security that gives the owner the right to transfer ownership.

Negative Directional Indicator

An attribute of the Average Directional Index (ADX) that quantifies the occurrence of an downtrend.


A computerized system designed by the National Association of Securities Dealers for efficient securities transactions.

Naked Call

The opposite of a Covered Call, this is an options strategy where a trader sells an options contract without owning the underlying asset.

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