Archive for the 'B Glossary' Category

Buy-side analyst

Buy-side analyst

Buy-side analyst

A financial analyst employed by a non-brokerage firm, typically one of the larger money management firms that purchase securities on their own accounts.



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Buyout

Buyout

Buyout

Purchase of a controlling interest (or percent of shares) of a company’s stock. A leveraged buy-out is done with borrowed money.



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Buying the index

Buying the index

Buying the index

Purchasing the stocks in the S&P 500 in the same proportion as the index to achieve the same return.



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Buydowns

Buydowns

Buydowns

Mortgages in which monthly payments consist of principal and interest, with portions of these payments during the early period of the loan being provided by a third party to reduce the borrower’s monthly payments.



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Buy-back

Buy-back

Buy-back

Another term for a repo.



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Buy-and-hold strategy

Buy-and-hold strategy

Buy-and-hold strategy

A passive investment strategy with no active buying and selling of stocks from the time the portfolio is created until the end of the investment horizon.



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Buy on opening

Buy on opening

Buy on opening

To buy at the beginning of a trading session at a price within the opening range.



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Buy on margin

Buy on margin

Buy on margin

A transaction in which an investor borrows to buy additional shares, using the shares themselves as collateral.



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Buy on close

Buy on close

Buy on close

To buy at the end of the trading session at a price within the closing range.



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Buy limit order

Buy limit order

Buy limit order

A conditional trading order that indicates a security may be purchased only at the designated price or lower. Related: Sell limit order.



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