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Glossary

TermDescription
Day OrderAn order to buy or sell a security that is valid only for the current trading day, and if not executed, it expires at the end of the trading session.
Debt-to-Equity RatioA financial ratio that compares a company's total debt to its shareholders' equity, providing insights into its capital structure and financial leverage.
DividendA portion of a company's profits distributed to its shareholders, typically in the form of cash payments or additional shares, based on the number of shares owned.
DerivativeA financial instrument whose value is derived from an underlying asset, such as stocks, bonds, commodities, or currencies, used for hedging, speculation, or investment purposes.
Dark PoolA private electronic trading platform or venue where large institutional investors can anonymously trade large blocks of securities, minimizing market impact and price volatility.
Day TradingA trading strategy where traders buy and sell financial instruments within the same trading day, aiming to profit from short-term price fluctuations.
DiversificationA risk management strategy that involves spreading investments across different assets, sectors, or regions to reduce exposure to any single investment and minimize risk.
Dividend YieldA financial ratio that indicates the annual dividend income earned from an investment relative to its market price, expressed as a percentage.
DebentureA type of long-term debt instrument issued by companies or governments, typically with a fixed interest rate and maturity date, backed by the issuer's creditworthiness.
DepreciationA decrease in the value of an asset over time due to wear and tear, obsolescence, or usage, representing an expense that reduces the asset's book value.
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)A plan offered by some companies that allows shareholders to automatically reinvest their cash dividends in additional shares of the company's stock.
Derivatives ExchangeA specialized financial exchange where derivative contracts, such as futures or options, are traded between buyers and sellers, providing a platform for price discovery and risk management.
DefaultThe failure of a borrower or issuer to meet its financial obligations, such as making interest or principal payments on a loan or bond, resulting in a breach of contract.
Discount RateThe interest rate used to discount future cash flows or earnings to their present value, reflecting the time value of money and the perceived risk of the investment.
Dividend Payout RatioA financial ratio that measures the proportion of a company's earnings distributed to shareholders as dividends, indicating the sustainability of dividend payments.
DelistingThe removal of a company's listed shares from a stock exchange, usually due to non-compliance with listing requirements, financial difficulties, or voluntary withdrawal.
Day High/LowThe highest and lowest prices at which a security or asset has traded during a particular trading day, providing insights into intraday price movements.
Dead Cat BounceA temporary recovery in the price of a declining stock or market after a significant drop, often followed by a continuation of the downtrend.
DebtorAn individual, company, or entity that owes money to another party, typically arising from a loan, credit arrangement, or outstanding financial obligation.
Dividend AristocratsA group of S&P 500 companies that have consistently increased their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years, representing a track record of dividend growth.
Direct ListingA method for a company to become publicly traded without raising capital through an initial public offering (IPO), where existing shareholders can sell their shares directly to the public.
Day's RangeThe difference between the highest and lowest prices at which a security or asset has traded during a trading day, providing a measure of price volatility.
Debt SecuritiesFinancial instruments that represent a creditor's claim on the issuer and promise future payments of principal and interest, including bonds, notes, and debentures.
Derivative SecurityA financial contract whose value is derived from an underlying asset or reference rate, including options, futures, swaps, and forward contracts.
DurationA measure of the sensitivity of a fixed-income investment, such as a bond or bond fund, to changes in interest rates, representing the weighted average of its cash flows.
Dividend Discount Model (DDM)A valuation method used to estimate the intrinsic value of a stock by discounting its expected future dividends, considering the dividend growth rate and required rate of return.
Day TraderAn individual who engages in day trading, buying and selling financial instruments within the same trading day, aiming to profit from short-term price movements.
Derivative MarketA financial market where derivative contracts are traded, including futures, options, swaps, and forward contracts, allowing participants to manage risk and speculate on price movements.
Derivative StrategyA specific combination or sequence of derivative positions or transactions used by investors or traders to achieve a particular investment objective or hedge against risk.
Derivatives Clearing OrganizationA centralized entity that acts as an intermediary in the clearing and settlement of derivative contracts, ensuring the financial integrity of the market and reducing counterparty risk.
Debt RatioA financial ratio that compares a company's total debt to its total assets, indicating the proportion of assets financed by debt and providing insights into its leverage and solvency.
Dividend DateThe date on which a company's board of directors announces the next dividend payment and determines the shareholders who will be eligible to receive the dividend.
DistributionThe payment of a portion of a company's earnings to its shareholders, including dividends, stock splits, or other forms of distribution, distributing profits or assets to owners.
Debt ConsolidationA strategy where multiple debts are combined into a single loan or credit facility, typically with more favorable terms, to simplify repayment and reduce interest costs.
Debt Equity SwapA financial transaction where a company's debt obligations are exchanged for equity ownership in the company, providing debt relief and improving the company's capital structure.
Dividend Growth RateThe rate at which a company's dividend payments increase over time, reflecting its ability to generate earnings and sustain dividend growth for shareholders.
Debt FinancingRaising capital by borrowing funds, typically through loans, bonds, or other debt instruments, with the obligation to repay the principal amount plus interest over a specified period.
Dividend PolicyA company's guidelines or approach to determining the amount and frequency of dividend payments to shareholders, considering factors such as profitability, cash flow, and future investment needs.
Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)A financial ratio that measures a company's ability to meet its debt obligations, calculated by dividing its operating income by its debt service obligations.
Dividend ReinvestmentThe process of using dividend payments received from a company to purchase additional shares of the same company's stock, allowing for compounded growth over time.
Debt Snowball MethodA debt repayment strategy where the borrower focuses on paying off the smallest debts first while making minimum payments on larger debts, gaining momentum and motivation as debts are eliminated.
Dividend SustainabilityThe assessment of a company's ability to maintain its dividend payments over time, considering its earnings, cash flow, financial stability, and future growth prospects.
Debt SecurityA financial instrument that represents a creditor's right to receive future payments of principal and interest from the issuer, including bonds, notes, and debentures.
Defensive StockA stock of a company operating in a stable industry or sector that tends to perform well and provide consistent returns even during economic downturns or market volatility.
Delivered Duty Paid (DDP)A trade term where the seller is responsible for delivering the goods to the buyer at the agreed-upon destination, covering all costs and risks associated with transportation and import duties.
Dividend Ex-DateThe date on which a stock begins trading without the right to receive the most recently declared dividend, as shareholders who purchase the stock on or after this date are not eligible for the dividend payment.
Dividend PolicyA company's guidelines or approach to determining the amount and frequency of dividend payments to shareholders, considering factors such as profitability, cash flow, and future investment needs.
Debt Management Plan (DMP)A structured repayment plan negotiated between a debtor and creditors to repay outstanding debts, typically facilitated by a credit counseling agency.
Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)A widely followed stock market index that tracks the performance of 30 large, publicly traded companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq.
DepletionAn accounting method used to allocate the cost of natural resources, such as oil, gas, or minerals, over the expected productive life of the resource, reducing the asset's value.
Day's VolumeThe total number of shares or contracts traded during a trading day, representing the level of market activity and liquidity for a particular security or financial instrument.
Dependent VariableIn statistical analysis or regression models, the variable that is being predicted or explained by other independent variables, allowing for the analysis of relationships and predictive modeling.
Discretionary IncomeThe amount of an individual's income that is available for spending or saving after deducting essential expenses, such as taxes, housing, food, and other necessary costs.
Debenture TrusteeAn independent entity appointed to protect the interests of debenture holders and ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the debenture issue.
Direct Market Access (DMA)A technology-based trading platform or service that allows investors to trade directly on an exchange without the need for intermediaries, providing direct access to market liquidity.
Dividend CoverA financial ratio that measures a company's ability to cover its dividend payments with its earnings, calculated by dividing its earnings per share by its dividend per share.
Dividend YieldA financial ratio that indicates the annual dividend income earned from an investment relative to its market price, expressed as a percentage.
DurationA measure of the sensitivity of a fixed-income investment, such as a bond or bond fund, to changes in interest rates, representing the weighted average of its cash flows.
Debt-to-Equity RatioA financial ratio that compares a company's total debt to its shareholders' equity, providing insights into its capital structure and financial leverage.
Dark PoolA private electronic trading platform or venue where large institutional investors can anonymously trade large blocks of securities, minimizing market impact and price volatility.
Day TradingA trading strategy where traders buy and sell financial instruments within the same trading day, aiming to profit from short-term price fluctuations.
DiversificationA risk management strategy that involves spreading investments across different assets, sectors, or regions to reduce exposure to any single investment and minimize risk.
Dividend YieldA financial ratio that indicates the annual dividend income earned from an investment relative to its market price, expressed as a percentage.
DebentureA type of long-term debt instrument issued by companies or governments, typically with a fixed interest rate and maturity date, backed by the issuer's creditworthiness.
DepreciationA decrease in the value of an asset over time due to wear and tear, obsolescence, or usage, representing an expense that reduces the asset's book value.
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)A plan offered by some companies that allows shareholders to automatically reinvest their cash dividends in additional shares of the company's stock.
Derivatives ExchangeA specialized financial exchange where derivative contracts, such as futures or options, are traded between buyers and sellers, providing a platform for price discovery and risk management.
DefaultThe failure of a borrower or issuer to meet its financial obligations, such as making interest or principal payments on a loan or bond, resulting in a breach of contract.
Discount RateThe interest rate used to discount future cash flows or earnings to their present value, reflecting the time value of money and the perceived risk of the investment.
Dividend Payout RatioA financial ratio that measures the proportion of a company's earnings distributed to shareholders as dividends, indicating the sustainability of dividend payments.
DelistingThe removal of a company's listed shares from a stock exchange, usually due to non-compliance with listing requirements, financial difficulties, or voluntary withdrawal.
Day High/LowThe highest and lowest prices at which a security or asset has traded during a particular trading day, providing insights into intraday price movements.
Dead Cat BounceA temporary recovery in the price of a declining stock or market after a significant drop, often followed by a continuation of the downtrend.
DebtorAn individual, company, or entity that owes money to another party, typically arising from a loan, credit arrangement, or outstanding financial obligation.
Dividend AristocratsA group of S&P 500 companies that have consistently increased their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years, representing a track record of dividend growth.
Direct ListingA method for a company to become publicly traded without raising capital through an initial public offering (IPO), where existing shareholders can sell their shares directly to the public.
Day's RangeThe difference between the highest and lowest prices at which a security or asset has traded during a trading day, providing a measure of price volatility.
Debt SecuritiesFinancial instruments that represent a creditor's claim on the issuer and promise future payments of principal and interest, including bonds, notes, and debentures.
Dividend Discount Model (DDM)A valuation method used to estimate the intrinsic value of a stock by discounting its expected future dividends, considering the dividend growth rate and required rate of return.
Day TraderAn individual who engages in day trading, buying and selling financial instruments within the same trading day, aiming to profit from short-term price movements.
Derivative MarketA financial market where derivative contracts are traded, including futures, options, swaps, and forward contracts, allowing participants to manage risk and speculate on price movements.
Derivative StrategyA specific combination or sequence of derivative positions or transactions used by investors or traders to achieve a particular investment objective or hedge against risk.
Derivatives Clearing OrganizationA centralized entity that acts as an intermediary in the clearing and settlement of derivative contracts, ensuring the financial integrity of the market and reducing counterparty risk.
Debt RatioA financial ratio that compares a company's total debt to its total assets, indicating the proportion of assets financed by debt and providing insights into its leverage and solvency.
Dividend DateThe date on which a company's board of directors announces the next dividend payment and determines the shareholders who will be eligible to receive the dividend.
DistributionThe payment of a portion of a company's earnings to its shareholders, including dividends, stock splits, or other forms of distribution, distributing profits or assets to owners.
Debt ConsolidationA strategy where multiple debts are combined into a single loan or credit facility, typically with more favorable terms, to simplify repayment and reduce interest costs.
Debt Equity SwapA financial transaction where a company's debt obligations are exchanged for equity ownership in the company, providing debt relief and improving the company's capital structure.
Dividend Growth RateThe rate at which a company's dividend payments increase over time, reflecting its ability to generate earnings and sustain dividend growth for shareholders.
Debt FinancingRaising capital by borrowing funds, typically through loans, bonds, or other debt instruments, with the obligation to repay the principal amount plus interest over a specified period.
Dividend PolicyA company's guidelines or approach to determining the amount and frequency of dividend payments to shareholders, considering factors such as profitability, cash flow, and future investment needs.
Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)A financial ratio that measures a company's ability to meet its debt obligations, calculated by dividing its operating income by its debt service obligations.
Dividend ReinvestmentThe process of using dividend payments received from a company to purchase additional shares of the same company's stock, allowing for compounded growth over time.
Debt Snowball MethodA debt repayment strategy where the borrower focuses on paying off the smallest debts first while making minimum payments on larger debts, gaining momentum and motivation as debts are eliminated.
Dividend SustainabilityThe assessment of a company's ability to maintain its dividend payments over time, considering its earnings, cash flow, financial stability, and future growth prospects.
Debt SecurityA financial instrument that represents a creditor's right to receive future payments of principal and interest from the issuer, including bonds, notes, and debentures.
Defensive StockA stock of a company operating in a stable industry or sector that tends to perform well and provide consistent returns even during economic downturns or market volatility.
Delivered Duty Paid (DDP)A trade term where the seller is responsible for delivering the goods to the buyer at the agreed-upon destination, covering all costs and risks associated with transportation and import duties.
Dividend Ex-DateThe date on which a stock begins trading without the right to receive the most recently declared dividend, as shareholders who purchase the stock on or after this date are not eligible for the dividend payment.
Dividend PolicyA company's guidelines or approach to determining the amount and frequency of dividend payments to shareholders, considering factors such as profitability, cash flow, and future investment needs.

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