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Kicking The Tires

What is 'Kicking The Tires' A slang term for researching an investment before putting any money into it. The process of kicking...

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...

Manual Trading

What is 'Manual Trading' A trading system that involves human decision-making for entering and exiting trades. This is in contrast to automatic...

Manual Execution

What is 'Manual Execution' A method of trading with the help of a dealer or broker, versus trading automatically. Manual executions tend...

Abnormal Spoilage

What is 'Abnormal Spoilage' The waste or wrecking of inventory beyond what is expected in normal business processes. Abnormal spoilage can be...

Random Walk Theory

DefinitionA random walk is a mathematical object, known as a stochastic or random process, that describes a path that consists of a succession of...

Realization Multiple

What is a 'Realization Multiple' A realization multiple is a private equity measurement that values the return paid to an investor. The...

Sampling Error

DefinitionIn statistics, sampling error is incurred when the statistical characteristics of a population are estimated from a subset, or sample, of that population. Since...

Backtesting

DefinitionBacktesting is a term used in modeling to refer to testing a predictive model on historical data. Backtesting is a type of retrodiction, and...

Standard Deviation

In mathematics, standard deviation is the degree of the dispersion from a set of data’s mean. The SD is higher when the data is...

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