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Earnings

Earnings normally allude to after tax net income, some times referred to as the bottom line or an organization's profits.

 

Earnings are the primary determinant of an organization's stock price, since earnings and the ...

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Earnings Per Share – EPS

Earnings per share (EPS) is determined as an company's benefit divided by the outstanding shares of its common security. The outcome fills in as a sign of a company's growth and profitability.

 

EPS basically shows the ...

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Earnings Yield

The earnings yield can be defined as the earnings per share for the latest year divided by the present market price per share.

 

The earnings yield (which is the converse of the price to earnings ratio) shows the percentage of ...

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Efficient market Hypothesis

The Efficient Market Hypothesis, known as EMH in the investment community, is one of the underlying reasons investors may choose a passive investing strategy.
There are 3 forms of the efficient market hypothesis: 
Strong, 
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Entrepreneur

An entrepreneur is a person who makes a new business, bearing greater part of the dangers and getting most of the rewards. The entrepreneur is usually observed as an innovator, a source of new ideas, products, services, and business/or methodologi ...

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envelope

Formed by two moving averages that define upper and lower price range levels. These averages are plotted certain percentages above and below the average price line in a trading chart. The purpose of an envelope is to dampen or help escape the effect ...

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Equity Fund

An equity fund is a mutual fund that invests principally in stocks. 
It can be actively or passively managed. 
Equity funds are also known as stock funds.
Equity funds are also categorized by whether they are domestic ( ...

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Ethical Investing

Ethical investing can be defined as the act of utilizing one's ethical standards as the essential filter for the choosing of stocks for investing.

 

Ethical investing relies upon the speculator's perspectives.

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European Union

The European Union or the EU is a group of 28 nations that works as a cohesive economic and political square. Nineteen of the nations use the euro as their default currency.

 

The European Union became out of a craving to fram ...

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Evening Star

The Evening Star pattern is a set of three candlesticks that many traders consider to be a “topping” signal, meaning that it’s time to cash out before the stock turns down.

 

The evening star is a strong indi ...

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Ex Dividend Date

The ex-dividend date is a day on which stock goes ex-dividend.

The ex-dividend date for stocks is usually set one business day before the record date.

 

For Example:

On September 9, 2017, ...

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Exchange Privilege

A feature offered by some mutual fund families in which an investor can switch from one mutual fund to another within the fund family without having to pay a sales charge.

  • Investors who take advantage of exchange privilege within a ...

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Exchange Traded Derivative

An exchange traded derivative can be defined as a financial agreement that is listed as well as trades on a regulated stock market exchange.

 

Basically, these are derivatives that are traded in a controlled manner.

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Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)

An exchange traded fund (ETF) is a sort of investment that includes an array of securities; for example, stocks—that generally track an underlying index, in spite of the fact that they can put resources into any number of industry segments o ...

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Expense Date

Earnings typically refer to after-tax net income, sometimes known as the bottom line or a company's profits.
Earnings are the main determinant of a company's share price because earnings and the circumstances relating to them can ind ...

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Expense Ratio

The expense ratio is the annual maintenance charge levied by mutual funds to finance its expenses. 
It includes annual operating costs, including management fees, allocation charges, advertising costs, etc. of the fund.
An expense ...

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Extensible Markup Language (XML)

Extensible Markup Language (XML) is an adaptable markup language for organized digital documents.

Extensible Markup Language is a markup language that characterizes a lot of rules for encoding files in an arrangement that is both human-rea ...

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