Glossary

A

Account

Account Description

Account Note

Account Type

Accrual Method

Accrued Interest

ADR/ADS

Advances/Declines

After Tax Real Rate of Return

All or None Order

Annual Report

Annualized Return

Annuity

Arbitrage

Ask

Asset

Asset Allocation

Asset Classes

Average Annual Return

Average Daily Volume

Average Cost

Average Price

Average Proceed

B

Baby Bond

Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet Return

Balance Sheet - Cash & Debt

Balanced Equities

Bank Information

Basis

Basis Point

Bearer Certificate

Beta

Bid

Block Trade

Bond

Bond Prices

Bond Type

Book/Share

Broker/Dealer

Broker Call Rate

Business

Buy(s)

Buy-to-Cover

Buying Power

C

Call Option

Callable

Canceled Order

Capital Gains

Capital Stock

Cash Account

Cash Available

Cash Balance

Cash Flow

Cash/Share

Cash Market

Cash Percent

CD Rate

Certificate of Deposit

Change (in NAV)

Class A/Class B Shares

Clearinghouse

Closed to New Accounts

Closing Commission

Closing Price

Commercial Paper

Commission

Common Shares

Common Stock

Confirmation

Conversion Price

Convertible Bond

Corporate Bond

Covered Calls

Credit Balance

Cumulative Return (12-Month, 10-Year)

Current P/E Ratio

Current Year High & Low Prices

Cumulative Return Through (Year)

Cumulative Return (1-Yr, 3-Yr, 5-Yr, 10-Yr)

CUSIP Number

Current Ratio

Current Yield

D

Date

Date of Record

Debenture

Debit Balance

Debt/Equity Ratio

Debt Securities

Debt Service

Discount Rate

Distributions

Dividend

Dividend Frequency

Dividend Growth Rate (3 Yr and Current Year)

Dividend/Share

Dividend Year Started

Dow Jones Indices

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)

DJIA 200-Day Moving Average

DJIA P/E (Price/Earnings)

DJIA Yield

DJIA Price/Book

Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA)

Dow Jones Utilities Average (DJUA)

Duration of an order

DVP/RVP Account

E

Earnings Per Share

Effective Tax Rate

Equity

Equity Security

Exchange

Exchange Call

Ex-Dividend

Executed Order

Exit Fee

Extended Hours Trading

F

Face Value

Federal Call

Fees & Charges

First Call Provisions

Fiscal Policy

Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year End

Five-Year Fee

Flexible Equities

Floating Rate

Front-end Load

Futures

G

General Obligation Bond

Ginnie Mae

Glamour Stock

Global Bonds

Global Equities

Gold

Government Bonds

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Growth & Income

Growth Rate

H

Hedging

Hidden Asset

High Flyer

Holding

House Call

Hybrid Investment

I

Imputed Interest

Income

Income Account

Indexing

Indices

Information

Institution

Institutions Holding

Interest

Interest Dates

Investment

Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

Inflation - CPI

Inflation Rate

Intermediate Government Bonds

International Equities

Issuer

J

Joint Account

Joint and Survivor Annuity

Jumbo CD

Junior Security

Junk Bond

K

Keogh Plan

Kicker

L

Leverage

Liabilities

Limit Order

Limited Partnership

Liquidity

Loan Value

Long Investments

Long Position

Long-Term Growth

Lot

M

Maintenance Requirement

Margin Account

Margin Balance

Margin Call

Margin Debt

Margin Loan Availability

Marginal Tax Rate

Mark to Market

Market Order

Market Timing

Market Value

Maturity

Maximum Capital Gains

Mean Estimate

Minimum Deposit

Minimum Investment

Mixed Lot

Money Market Fund

Municipal Bond

Mutual Fund

Mutual Fund Cash Level

N

NASDAQ Composite Index

Net Amount

Net Asset Value (NAV)

Net Income

Net Income 3-Yr Growth Rate

No-load funds

Non-callable Bonds

Non-marginable Securities

O

Odd Lot

Offering Price

Out-of-State Deposit

Open Lot

Open Order

Open Price

Opening Commission

Opportunity Cost

Option

Options

Option Schedule

OTC Stock

Outstanding Bond Amount

P

Par

Pay-Out Ratio

Phone Switch

Pink Sheets

Portfolio

Portfolio %

Precious Metals Equities

Preferred Stock

Price (52-Week High and 52-Week Low)

Price (Trade)

Price/Book Ratio

Price (Date)

Price/Earnings (P/E) Ratio

Prime Rate

Principal

Principal Transaction

Proceeds

Profit Margin %

Projected 5-Year EPS Growth Rate

Projected Yield

Prospectus

Purchase Price

Put Option

Q

Quantity

Quick Ratio

R

Regular Initial Minimum

Regular Subsequent Minimum

Reinvest Distributions

Rejected Order

Reporting Date

Regulation T

Regulation U

Return of Capital

Return on Investment

Right

Return on Equity %

Round Lot

S

Sales

Sales Charge

Sales/Price Ratio

Sales 3-Year Growth Rate

Sector Equities

Security

Sell(s)

Send Trade

Series E Bond

Series EE Bond

Series HH Bond

Settlement Date

Short Account

Short Sells

Short Balance

Short Value

Simplified Employee Pension Plan (SEP)

Small Stock Index

S&P Indices

S&P 500

S&P 500 Index

S&P 500 200-Day Moving Average

S&P 500 Price/Earnings (P/E) Ratio

S&P 500 Yield

S&P 100 Index

S&P Mid Cap 400

S&P Rank

Special Subscription

Start Year

Stock

Stock Power

Stock Split

Stop Order

Strike Price

Symbol

T

T-Bills

Tax-Deferred

Tax-Exempt Security

Tax Method

Technical Short Value

10 Year Cum. Return

To/From Date

Total Assets

Total Cost

Total Liabilities

Total Return

Trade

Treasuries

Turnover

12b-1 Fee

12 Mth Cum. Return

U

Uncovered Options

Underlying Security

Undervalued Security

Undistributed Earnings

Unissued Stock

Unit

Unit Investment Trust

Unlisted Security

Unpaid Dividend

Unsecured Debt

U.S. Gov't Issues

U.S. Savings Bond

V

Valueline Composite Index

Variable Annuity

Variable Interest Rate

Veribanc Rating

Vesting

Volatility

Volume

Voting Right

W

Warrants

Wash Sale

When Issued

Whipsaw

Writer

X

X or XD

Y

Year-End Values

Year to Date (YTD)

Year Issued

Yellow Sheets

Yield

Yield Curve

Yield Spread

Yield to Call

Yield to Maturity

Z

Zero Coupon Bonds