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Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying the issue is the voting stock of the company.
Theory that says a country's trade deficit will initially worsen after its currency depreciates because higher prices on foreign imports will more than offset the reduced volume of imports in the short run.
January Effect Definition:
Refers to the historical pattern that stock prices rise in the first few days of January. Studies have suggested this holds only for small-capitalization stocks. In recent years, there is less evidence of a January effect.
Jensen Index Definition:
An index that uses the capital asset pricing model to determine whether a money manager outperformed a market index. The alpha of an investment or investment manager.
The two-character ISO 3166 country code for JAMAICA.
The ISO 4217 currency code for the Jamaican Dollar.
The two-character ISO 3166 country code for JORDAN.
Job Lot Definition:
A form of contract having a smaller unit of trading than is featured in a regular contract.
A term for a market maker used on the London Stock Exchange.
The ISO 4217 currency code for the Jordanian Dinar.
Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Definition:
Established in 1886, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is the only stock exchange in South Africa. Gold and mining stocks form the majority of shares listed.
Joint Account Definition:
An agreement between two or more firms to share risk and financing responsibility in purchasing or underwriting securities, or an account owned jointly by two or more persons at a bank or brokerage house.
Joint And Survivor Annuity Definition:
A type of annuity opened by and intended for two people, that makes payments for the entire lifetime of both beneficiaries, even if one of them dies.
Joint Bond Definition:
A bond that is guaranteed by the issuer and a party other than the issuer.
Joint Float Definition:
An arrangement by which a group of currencies maintain a fixed relationship relative to each other, but move jointly relative to another currency in response to supply and demand conditions in the exchange market.