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An instruction to buy or sell a security at the best ask or bid. The fill on a market order can vary dramatically from the price at which the security is trading at the time it is entered and the price at which the order is filled, depending on the ...

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A bond issued by a municipality to take advantage of a disparity in interest rates between two different debt instruments. For example, a municipality issues an ...
A 12-month accounting period for government, businesses, and other organizations. The fiscal year is divided into four three-month fiscal quarters and may or may ...
A U.S. security that is backed by shares of non-U.S. stock held on deposit at a U.S. bank. Federal law prohibits trading non-U.S. stock on a U.S. stock exchange. ...
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 ...
A market breadth indicator based on the relationship between the advance/decline spread and the volume of those stocks. It is calculated by dividing the ...