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Profit Warning

Company announcement indicting that actual profits are likely to be lower than forecasted projections.

Program Trading

Automated trades representing large blocks of securities executed by institutional traders via a computerized platform.

Prospectus

Legal document that provides details about a securities offering to the general public.

Proxy

A designated agent authorized to take legal action on behalf of another party. Often used by shareholders to transfer voting rights to a member of company management to represent the shareholder's interests at a shareholders' meeting.

Pullback

A prevalent retracement in a trending market before continuing in the same direction.

Put

A type of option contract that provides the holder the right to to sell a specified amount of an underlying asset at a set price within a specific time period.

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