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Glossary

Ichimoku Cloud

A technical indicator with five components (Tenkan-Sen, Kijun-Sen, Senkou Span A, Senkou Span B and Chickou Span) that is used to track momentum and forecast support and resistance.

In-the-Money

An option contract that has a strike price greater than share price of the underlying asset.

Indenture

An unconditional contract between a bond issuer and bondholder that details terms of the bond.

Index Fund

A mutual fund constructed to match the performance of an index of securities.

Inflection Point

A circumstance that influences change in a company’s progress, for better or worse.

Initial Public Offering (IPO)

The first availability of stock offered by a private company seeking capital to support its growth, to the public.

Insider Trading

The prevalent definition of insider trading is the illegal action by individuals who through the scope of their work with a company, executes trades based on non-public information.

Institutional Investor

Large organizations (Mutual,Pension or Endowment funds, Insurance companies, Commercial Trusts, Investment Banks) with large amounts of capital to invest in securities, commodities or foreign exchange for it’s own benefit or that of it’s clients.