Canadian Financial, Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary

Stock Market Terms

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accreting principal swap (APS)Acronym
adjustable rate preferred stock (ARPS)Acronym
advance-decline (AD)Acronym
African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP)Acronym
against actuals (AA)Acronym
all or none (AON)Acronym
all savers certificate (ASC)Acronym
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)Acronym
A negotiable certificate issued by U.S. banks representing ownership or a claim on foreign securities.
American Depositary Share (ADS)Acronym
arbitrage pricing theory (APT)Acronym
asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP)Acronym
asset-backed securities (ABS)Definition (Investments)
Securities backed by a pool of assets.
  ➥  Financial security made up of a bundle of assets.
asset-liability management (ALM)Acronym
asset-liability management committee (ALCO)Acronym
assets under management (AUM)Acronym
Auction Market Preferred Stock (AMPS)Acronym
  ➥  Unregistered security sold by Merrill Lynch.
authorized futures and option funds (AFOF)Acronym
average strike rate option (ASRO)Acronym
bear marketDefinition (Investments, Financial-banking)
When stock prices are decreasing, it's a bear market.
Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union (BLEU)Company
bond anticipation note (BAN)Acronym
book based system (BBS)Acronym
bull marketDefinition (Investments, Financial-banking)
When stock prices are increasing and it's a healthy market, this is known as a bull market.
call of more (CM)Acronym
Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC)Company, Canada
  ➥  Owned by the Montréal Exchange (MX).
Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX)Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  ➥  Canadian stock exchange for trading the securities of public companies.
Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX)Canada
  ➥  CDNX is now TSX Venture Exchange.
capital market preferred stock (CMPS)Acronym
Caribbean Development Facility (CDF)Company
cash on delivery (COD)Acronym
cash or titles option (COTO)Acronym
central counterparty (CCP)Acronym
central securities depository (CSD)Acronym
Certificate of Government Receipts (COGR)Acronym
certificates for amortizing revolving debts (CARD)Acronym
Certificates of Accrual on Treasury Securities (CATS)Acronym
Chief Financial Controller (CFC)Acronym (Designation)
collateralized bond obligation (CBO)Acronym
collateralized debt obligation (CDO)Acronym
collateralized loan obligation (CLO)Acronym
collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO)United States
  ➥  A US mortgage term.
commercial interest reference rate (CIRR)Acronym
commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS)Acronym
commercial mortgage-backed securities index (CMBX)Acronym
committee on uniform securities identification procedures (CUSIP)Acronym
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)Company
Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA)Acronym
common stock (CS)Definition (Investments, Financial-banking, Legal-contracts)
A security that allocates partial ownership in a corporation, but at a lower standing than preferred stocks.
common stock non-voting (CSNV)Acronym
  ➥  Also referred to as non-voting shares.
computer assisted trading system (CATS)Acronym
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