21 Results for Tag: occurs

Impaired Asset

Impaired Asset What is an 'Impaired Asset' An impaired asset is a company's asset that has a market price less than the value listed on the company's balance sheet. Accounts that are likel

Identity Theft

DefinitionIdentity theft is the deliberate use of someone else's identity, usually as a method to gain a financial advantage or obtain credit and other benefits in the other person's name, a

Implementation Lag

Implementation Lag What is 'Implementation Lag' The time lag between when a macroeconomic shock or other adverse condition is recognized by central banks and the government, and when a cor

Imbalance of Orders

Imbalance of Orders What is 'Imbalance of Orders' A situation when too many orders of a particular type - either buy, sell or limit - for listed securities and not enough of the other, mat

Natural Monopoly

DefinitionA natural monopoly is a monopoly in an industry in which high infrastructural costs and other barriers to entry relative to the size of the market give the largest supplier in an i

Over the Counter Trading

DefinitionOver-the-counter or off-exchange trading is done directly between two parties, without the supervision of an exchange. It is contrasted with exchange trading, which occurs via exch

Absolute Frequency

Absolute Frequency What is 'Absolute Frequency' A statistical term describing the total number of trials or observations within a given interval or frequency bin. The frequency bins can be

Real Estate Short Sale

Real Estate Short Sale What is a 'Real Estate Short Sale' A real estate short sale is any sale of real estate that generates proceeds that are less than the amount owed on the property. A

Short Squeeze

DefinitionA short squeeze is a rapid increase in the price of a stock that occurs when there is a lack of supply and an excess of demand for the stock. Short Squeeze By definition, a short s

Sacred Cow

Sacred Cow What is 'Sacred Cow' A firmly held mainstream belief that is considered to be true without independent verification. In finance, and in particular in investing, there are many s
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