Cash in circulation; only used by the UK.
Cash in circulation plus demand deposits at commercial banks.
Includes demand deposits, time deposits and money market mutual funds, excluding large CDs.
M2 plus large time deposits, repos of maturity greater than one day and institutional money market accounts.
M2 plus negotiable CDs.
Analysis of a country's economy as a whole.
The minimum margin which an investor must keep on deposit in a margin account at all times for of each open contract.
Difference between the buying and selling rates; or the initial deposit made brokerage firm upon establishing an account.
A demand for additional funds to be deposited in a margin account to meet margin requirements because of adverse price movements.
The risk that a customer goes bankrupt after entering into a forward contract.
The difference between the lowest current offered price and the higher price that a dealer charges to a customer.
An arrangement whereby the profits or losses on a futures contract are settled each day.
The conventional amount dealt between banks.
An exchange order that automatically becomes a market order if the specified price is reached.
A brokerage company or a bank that maintains a firm bid and ask price and is ready, willing, and able to buy or sell at publicly quoted prices.
An exchange order that is filled as close as possible to the close.
An order to buy or sell a financial instrument immediately at the best possible price.
Marche a Terme International de France.
The last trading day of a futures contract.
A corporate debt instrument that has maturity bands of: 9 months to 1 year, more than 1 year to 18 months, more than 18 months to 2 years, etc., up to 30 years.
The study of the behavior of small economic units such as individual consumers or households.
The group of employees responsible for calculating profits and losses and for managing risks.
The average of both buying and selling prices.
Expression used to indicate that the willingness to buy at the rate offered by the counter party.
The smallest increment of market price movement possible.
Reserves required to be deposited at central banks by commercial banks and other financial institutions.
Traders' reference for a Million.
Principals underlying the analysis and evaluation of rational portfolio choices based on risk-return trade-offs and efficient diversification.
Indicators used in market analysis to quantify the momentum of upward and downward price movements.
Market for short-term debt securities with maturity of one year or less and often 30 days or less.
The total supply of money in circulation in a given country's economy at a given time.
Moving averages are used on charts to that show whether an instrument's price is trending up or down. It is a technical analysis term meaning the average price of an instrument over a specified time period, used in order to spot pricing trends by flattening out large fluctuations.
An open-ended fund operated by an investment company that raises money from shareholders and invests in a group of assets in accordance with a stated set of objectives.