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Browsing by the letter "J"

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J
Definition: Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying the issue is the voting stock of the company.
J-curve
Definition: 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.
Jakarta Stock Exchange
Definition: Established in 1977, the largest securities exchange in Indonesia.
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.
JM
Definition: The two-character ISO 3166 country code for JAMAICA.
JMD
Definition: The ISO 4217 currency code for the Jamaican Dollar.
JO
Definition: 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.
Jobber
Definition: A term for a market maker used on the London Stock Exchange.
JOD
Definition: 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 Clearing Members
Definition: Firms that clear on more than one exchange.
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.
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