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Earnings Report

A financial statement released by a company quarterly detailing all earnings and expenses supporting a profit or loss.


A fluctuation in a securities price which is higher than the previous transaction.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A form of bankruptcy protection from creditors granted to individuals or companies that requires liquidation of certain assets to pay debt.

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

A form of bankruptcy that mandates a reorganization of a debtor's business assets and operations (also referred to as "restructuring").

Modified Sharpe Ratio

A formula based on the Sharpe Ratio that predicts the performance of an asset after risk adjustments.


A frequent pattern found in Candlestick price charts, where an opening and closing price for a price bar are nearly identical.

Close End Fund

A fund with a finite amount of share capital -- additional shares cannot be issued or redeemed based on fluctuating demand.

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

A government agency that regulates the securities industry to protect investors.

Central Bank

A government or pseudo-government organization that manage a country's monetary policy.

Technical Indicator

A graphical decision support tool applied to a price bar chart that takes various forms (based on formulas) to predict a market's behavior.


A graphical representation of price activity for a specific time interval where open, high, low and closing prices for the interval are specified.

Noise Trader

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

Chikou Span

A lagging technical indicator which is an element of theIchimoku Kinko Hyo indicator that plots price movement 26 periods behind the most recent closing price.

Block Trade

A large amount of stocks or bonds (at least 10,000 shares) traded in a single transaction.

Regulation A

A law regulated by Securities and Exchange Commission that provides exemption from securities registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933.


A leading indicator that tracks the relationship between price and volume. Following a stock's accumulations or distributions may signal significant price moves.


A line drawn on a price bar chart at pivot highs or lows that provides a visual representation of the general direction of the trend.


A live trade transaction completed at current market price as opposed to an order.

Zero Coupon Bond

A long-term fixed income security that are purchased at a price below their face value and matures at face value.

Bear Market Correction

A long-term market trend where the prices of securities have declined by a significant (15-20)percentage and drives sustained pessimism among investors.

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