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A measure of the rate at which a company's net earnings have increased during the previous fiscal quarter. While any increase in earnings might be viewed as positive for a company, on a quarterly basis investors are primarily concerned with whether ...

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The ease at which an asset can be converted to cash. For investments, this refers to the degree to which supply equals demand. A shortage of either buyers or ...
A measure of the number of different securities being traded. Technicians watch a number of technical indicators that measure breadth of market in the belief that ...
A trend reversal chart pattern associated with a market bottom. Technicians believe that a breakout from a reverse head and shoulders is one of the most reliable ...
A privately held corporation originally charted by Congress in 1933 to help ensure that banks have a continuous supply of money available for underwriting mortgage ...
A term that refers to a limit order that cannot be filled immediately because it is priced higher (for a sell order) or lower (for a buy order) than where the ...