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S
Safety cushion
Safety-net return
Sales Agreement
Sales Charge
Samurai market
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Savings and loan associations
Savings deposits
SBA
Scalp
Search costs
SEC
Second mortgage
Secondary Market
Securities & Exchange Commission
Securities analysts
Securitization
Security deposit (initial)
Security deposit (maintenance)
Security interest
Security
Sell hedge
Sell limit order
Seller's points
Selling Short
Sell-side analyst
Semistrong form efficiency
Serial bonds
Series
Service charge
Settlement Date
Settlement Price
Settlement rate
Share Repurchase
Shareholders' equity
Shareholders' letter
Shares
Sharpe benchmark
Sharpe Index
Short hedge
Short interest
Short Position
Short Sale
Short selling
Short squeeze
Short straddle
Short
Shortfall risk
Short-term solvency ratios
SIC
SIMPLE IRA
Simple linear regression
Simple linear trend model
Simple moving average
Single-index model
Single-premium deferred annuity
Sinking fund requirement
Slippage
Small-firm effect
Special assessment
Special Assessments
Special Drawing Rights (SDR's)
Special Lien
Special Warranty Deed
Specialist
Specific performance
Speculator
Speed
Spinoff
Split
Spot markets
Spot month
Spot price
Spot rate curve
Spot rate
Spread income
Spread strategy
Spread
Standard deviation
Standardized value
State Stamps
Stated conversion price
Statute of limitations
Statutory surplus
Steepening of the yield curve
Step-up bond
Stochastic models
Stock Dividend
Stock exchanges
Stock index option
Stock market
Stock option
Stock replacement strategy
Stock ticker
Stock
Stockholder Equity
Stop (-Loss) Order
Stop order (or stop)
Stop-limit order
Straddle
Straight value
Stratified equity indexing
Stratified sampling approach to indexing
Stratified sampling bond indexing
Strike index
Strike Price
Strong form efficiency
Structured portfolio strategy
Structured settlement
Subdivision
Subject to opinion
Subject to
Subordinated debenture bond
Subperiod return
Substitution swap
Surcharge
Surplus management
Survey
Swap arrangements
Swap assignment
Swap buy-back
Swap option
Swap reversal
Swap sale
Swaptions
Swift
Switching
Synchronous data
Systematic risk

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T
Tactical asset allocation (TAA)
Tangible asset
Tax
Tax-exempt sector
Technical analysts
Technical descriptors
Technician
10-K
Tenants by the entirety
Tenants in common
Tender
Term bonds
Term life insurance
Term repo
Term to maturity
Term trust
Testate
Testator
The Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980 (MCA)
Theoretical futures price
Theoretical spot rate curve
Theta
Three-phase DDM
Thrift Institutions Advisory Council (TIAC)
Thrift institutions
Tick Indicator
Tick
Tick-test rules
Tilted portfolio
Time decay
Time deposit
Time premium
Time value of an option
Time Value
Time-weighted rate of return
Timing option
Title Insurance
Title Search or Examination
Title search
Title
Top-down equity management style
Total asset turnover
Total debt to equity ratio
Total return
Total Revenue
Tracking error
Trade Date
Trade deficit
Trade house
Trade
Trading halt
Trading Range
Tranche
Transactions costs
Transition phase
Treasuries
Treasury bills
Treasury bonds
Treasury notes
Treasury securities
Trend
Treynor Index
Trust
Trustee
Truth-in-lending
Turnover
12B-1 Fees
12B-1 Two-factor model
Two-fund separation theorem
Two-step mortgage
Type

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U
U.S. Treasury bill
U.S. Treasury bond
U.S. Treasury note
Uncovered Call
Uncovered Put
Underfunded pension plan
Underlying Security
Underlying
Underwriting income
Underwriting
Undiversifiable risk
Universal life
Unsystematic risk
Upstairs market
Uptick trade
Usury
Utility function

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V
VA loan
Value manager
Variable life
Variable Rate Mortgage (VRM)
Variable rate
Variance minimization approach to tracking
Variance
Variation margin
Venture capital
Verification of Deposit (VOD)
Verification of Employment (VOE)
Vertical analysis
Volatility
Volume

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W
Waiver
Wall Street analyst
Wallflower
Wanted For Cash
Warrant
Warrenty deed
Wasting Asset
Watch List
Weak form efficiency
Weighted-average portfolio yield
Whole life insurance
Wild card option
Window contract
Wire house
Withdrawal Plan
Wraparound
Writer
W-Type Bottom

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Y
Yankee market
Yield curve option-pricing models
Yield curve strategies
Yield curve
Yield ratio
Yield spread strategies
Yield To Call
Yield To Maturity
Yield to worst
Yield

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Z
Zero coupon bond
Zero uptick
Zero-beta portfolio
Zero-coupon bond
Zoning Ordinances
Zoning

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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