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N
Naive diversification
Naked strategies
National Association of Securities Dealers Automatic Quotation (NASDAQ) System
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
National Futures Association (NFA)
National market
Nearby futures contract
Nearby
Negative amortization
Negative carry
Negative convexity
Neglected firm effect
Negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) account
Net Asset Value (NAV)
Net Change
Net effective income
Net financing cost
Net Income
Net operating margin
Net worth
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Next futures contract
NM
No Load Mutual Fund
Noise
No-load fund
Nominal price
Non assumption clause
Non-cumulative preferred stock
Non-insured plans
Nonmember depository institution
Non-parallel shift in the yield curve
Non-reproducible assets
Normal deviate
Normal distribution
Normal portfolio
Normalizing method
Notary public
Note
Notes
Notice day
Notional principal amount

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O
Objective (Mutual Funds)
Odd lot
offer to Purchase
offer
official statement
offset
Omnibus account
Open contracts
Open Interest
Open order
Open-end credit
Open-end fund
Open-end lease
Opening price
Opening Purchase
Opening Sale
Opening, the
Open-Outcry
Operating cycle
Operationally efficient market
Opinion shopping
Opportunity costs
Optimal portfolio
Optimization approach to indexing
Option premium
Option price
Option seller
Option writer
Option
Option-adjusted spread (OAS)
Options contract multiple
Options contract
Options on physicals
Original margin
Other Current Assets
Other Long Term Liabilities
Other Sources
Out of The Money
Overbought\Oversold Indicator
Overdraft checking account
Overfunded pension plan
Overlay strategy
Overnight repo
Overreaction hypothesis
Over-the-counter market (OTC)

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P
P&S
P/E Ratio Equation
P/E
Par value
Parallel shift in the yield curve
Parity value
Participating GIC
Partition
Passive portfolio strategy
Pass-through coupon rate
Pass-through
Pat-off amount
Payment Date
Payment-in-kind (PIK) bond
Payments mechanism
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Pension plan
Pension sponsors
Perfect hedge
Performance attribution analysis
Performance evaluation
Performance measurement
Permissible nonbank activities
Perpetual warrants
Phone Switching
Pipestem lot
Pit committee
Pit
Piti
Pivot
Plan sponsors
Plat
Plowback rate
Point And Figure Chart
Point
Points (loan discount points)
Policy asset allocation
Portfolio insurance
Portfolio internal rate of return
Portfolio management
Portfolio manager
Portfolio turnover rate
Portfolio
Position
Positive carry
Positive convexity
Posttrade benchmarks
Power of attorney
Preferred habitat theory
Preferred shares
Preferred Stock
Premium
Prepayment penalty
Prepayment speed
Prepayment
Prepayments
Prerefunded bond
Pre-trade benchmarks
Price compression
Price discovery process
Price impact costs
Price momentum
Price persistence
Price risk
Price value of a basis Point (PVBP)
Price/Book Ratio
Price/Earnings Ratio
Price/Sales Ratio
Price-earnings (P/E) ratio
Prices
Price-volume relationship
Pricing efficiency
Primary Market
Prime rate
Principal
Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
Private-label pass-throughs
Probability distribution
Probability function
Probate
Profit Margin
Program trades
Program Trading
Projected benefit obligation (PBO)
Prospectus
Protective put buying strategy
Provisional call feature
Proxy
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Public sale
Purchase Agreement
Purchase Money Mortgage (PMM)
Purchasing-power risk
Pure expectations theory
Pure index fund
Put Option
Put swaption
Put
Put-call parity relationship

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Q
Quality option
Quality spread
Quick Ratio
Quiet title
Quitclaim Deed

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R
Rally
Range
Rate anticipation swaps
Reaction
Real Estate Broker
Real time
Realtor
Recision
Record Date
Recording fees
Redemption Charge
Reference rate
Refinance
Refinancing
Refunded bond
Refunding
Regional Check Processing Center (RCPC)
Registered representative
Regression analysis
Regulatory pricing risk
Regulatory surplus
Reinvestment risk
Relative Strength
Relative yield spread
Remainder
Rembrandt market
Renegotiable rate
Replicating portfolio
Reproducible assets
Repurchase agreement
Required reserves
Required yield
Reserve ratios
Reserve
Reset frequency
Residual claim
Residual risk
Resissue rate
RESPA
Restrictive Covenants
Retail investors Individual investors
Retention rate
Retracement
Return On Assets (ROA)
Return On Equity (ROE)
Return on total assets
Return
Return-to-maturity expectations interpretation
Revenue bond
Revenue fund
Reverse Stock Split
Reversion
Rights offering
Rings
Riparian rights
Risk averse
Risk indexes
Risk premium approach
Risk premium
Risk-free or riskless asset
Risky asset
Roth IRA
Round lot
Round-trip transactions costs
Round-turn

Glossary Sources:
Federal Reserve Board Glossaries
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Futures and Options Glossary
Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Home Buyer's Vocabulary
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Real Estate Dictionary
Craig E. Buck, real estate attorney and chairman, Chairman of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors Standard Forms Committee

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