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Acronyms are abbreviations and a number pf Acronyms float around in the World of Finance. In case, one does not know the meaning of the same, the entire issue, discussion, point of observation, etc. may not be understood correctly. Although it is often said that use of Acronyms should be restricted to the bare minimum, in the real life scenario, their use is increasing and they are "invented" on a regular basis. A list of popular acronyms are appended below with their expanded form.

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AEdit

Activity Based Costing

A
A Nasdaq symbol indicating that stocks of a particular company are class A stocks.
AAA
Triple-A (AAA) rated Bonds are the highest rated bonds and are considered very safe.
ABI
Absolute Breadth Index
ACRS
Accelerated Cost Recovery System
ARR
Accounting Rate of Return
AP
Accounts Payable
AR
Accounts Receivable
ABB
Activity Based Budgeting
ABC
ABM
Activity Based Management
ADF
Andorran Franc
ARM
Adjustable-Rate Mortgage
ACB
Adjusted Cost Base
AGI
Adjusted Gross Income
APV
Adjusted Present Value
AD
Advance/Decline Line
AED
U.A.E. Dirham
AFA
Afghanistan Afghani
ATOI
After Tax Operating Income
AHT
After-Hours Trading
ALL
Albanian Lek
AON
All Or None
AMT
Alternative Minimum Tax
ADR
American Depositary Receipt
ADS
American Depositary Share
AMEX
American Stock Exchange
ANG
Netherlands Antilles Guilder
AER
Annual Equivalent Rate
AGM
Annual General Meeting
APR
Annual Percentage Rate
APY
Annual Percentage Yield
AON
Angolan New Kwanza
APT
Arbitrage Pricing Theory
ARS
Argentinian Nuevo Peso
AXJ
Asia Ex-Japan
ABF
Asian Bond Fund
AAF
Asset Allocation Fund
ASCOT
Asset Swapped Convertible Option Transaction
AUM
Assets Under Management
AIR
Assumed Interest Rate
ADSL
Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
ATHEX
Athens Stock Exchange
ATS
Austrian Schillings
AMPS
Auction Market Preferred Stock
AUD
Australian dollar
ASX
Australian Stock Exchange
ABS
Automated Bond System
ACT
Automated Confirmation Transaction Service
ACATS
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
AAGR
Average Annual Growth Rate
AAR
Average Annual Return
ADTV
Average Daily Trading Volume
ADX
Average Directional Index
AQO
Average Qualitative Opinion
ATR
Average True Range
AWG
Aruba Guilder

BEdit

BSE
Bahrain Stock Exchange
BOP
Balance Of Payments
BOT
Balance Of Trade
BIS
Bank For International Settlements
BIC
Bank Investment Contract
BOE
Bank of England
BOJ
Bank Of Japan
BA
Banker's Acceptance
B/D
Barrels Per Day
BPS
Basis Point
BBD
Barbados Dollar
BDT
Bangladesh Taka
BI
Beginning Inventory
BSE
Beirut Stock Exchange
BCR
Benefit Cost Ratio
BSX
Bermuda Stock Exchange
BGN
Bulgarian Lev
BHD
Bahraini Dinar
BIF
Burundi Franc
BMD
Bermudian Dollar
BND
Brunei Dollar
BCE
Board Certified In Estate Planning
BOD
Board Of Directors
BOB
Bolivian Boliviano
BBV
Bolsa Boliviana de Valores
BAN
Bond Anticipation Note
BEY
Bond Equivalent Yield
BRL
Brazilian Real
BSD
Bahamanian Dollar
BTN
Bhutan Ngultrum
BDC
Business Development Company
BIMBO
Buy-In Management Buyout
BWP
Botswana Pula
BZP
Belize Dollar

CEdit

CAD
Canadian Dollar

CATC

Chicago Analytic Trading Company

CIV
Calculated Intangible Value
CESG
Canada Education Savings Grant
CRA
Canada Revenue Agency
CCMA
Canadian Capital Markets Association
CIPF
Canadian Investor Protection Fund
CMHC
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation
CCA
Capital Cost Allowance
CDA
Capital Dividend Account
CAPEX
Capital Expenditure
CML
Capital Market Line
CCC
Cash Conversion Cycle
CDPU
Cash Distribution Per Unit
CEPS
Cash Earnings Per Share
CF
Cash Flow
CFAT
Cash Flow After Taxes
CFPS
Cash Flow Per Share
CFROI
Cash Flow Return on Investment
CFTB
Commodities Futures Trade Board
CMB
Cash Management Bill
COD
Cash On Delivery
CROGI
Cash Return on Gross Investment
VXN
CBOE Nasdaq Volatility Index
CPF
Central Provident Fund
CD
Certificate Of Deposit
COUGRS
Certificate of Government Receipts
COP
Certificate of Participation
CAS
Certified Annuity Specialist
CFS
Certified Fund Specialist
CIMC
Certified Investment Management Consultant
CIMS
Certified Investment Management Specialist
CPA
Certified Public Accountant
CSC
Certified Senior Consultant
CFA
Chartered Financial Analyst
CIC
Chartered Investment Councelor
CMT
Chartered Market Technician
CTD
Cheapest to Deliver
CHF
Swiss franc
CBOE
Chicago Board Options Exchange
CEO
Chief Executive Officer
CFO
Chief Financial Officer
COO
Chief Operating Officer
CSO
Chief Security Officer
CISO
Chief Information Security Officer
CDR
Chinese Depositary Receipt
CINS
CUSIP International Numbering System
CMP
Civil Money Penalty
CLP
Chili Peso
CNY
China Yuan Renminbi
CV
Coefficient Of Variation
CDO
Collateralized Debt Obligation
CLO
Collateralized Loan Obligation
CMO
Collateralized Mortgage Obligation
CLTV
Combined Loan To Value Ratio
CMBS
Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
CFTC
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CRB
Commodity Research Bureau Index
CSI
Commodity Selection Index
CTA
Commodity Trading Advisor
COLI
Company Owned Life Insurance
CAV
Compound Accreted Value
CAGR
Compound Annual Growth Rate
CPR
Conditional Prepayment Rate
CCLIA
Connie Lee - College Construction Loan Insurance Association
COBRA
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
CCI
Consumer Confidence Index
CPG
Consumer Packaged Goods
CPI
Consumer Price Index
CCAPM
Consumption Capital Asset Pricing Model
COCOS
Contingent Convertibles
CDSC
Contingent Deferred Sales Charge
CVR
Contingent Value Rights
COP
Colombian Peso
CFR
Cost and Freight
COGS
Cost Of Goods Sold
CPC
Cost Per Click
CPM
Cost Per Thousand
CIF
Cost, Insurance and Freight
CER
Coupon Equivalent Rate
CRC
Costa Rican Colon
CLN
Credit Linked Note
CVI
Cumulative Volume Index
CUP
Cuban Peso
CAF
Currency Adjustment Factor
CCS
Current Cost of Supplies
CUSIP
Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures
CTI
Customer Type Indicator Codes
CVE
Cape Verde Escudo
CYP
Cyprus Pound
CZK
Czech Koruna

DEdit

D
DAX
German Stocks
DPO
Days Payable Outstanding
DSI
Days Sales Of Inventory
DSO
Days Sales Outstanding
DECS
Debt Exchangeable for Common Stock
DSCR
Debt-Service Coverage Ratio
DTI
Debt-To-Income Ratio
DIP
Debtor in Possession
DIP
Debtor-in-Possession Financing
DAC
Deferred Acquisition Costs
DES
Delivered Ex Ship
DVP
Delivery Versus Payment
DWAC
Deposit/Withdrawal at Custodian
DTCC
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
DTC
Depository Trust Company
DTCT
Depository Trust Company Tracking
DOT
Designated Order Turnaround
DSE
Dhaka Stock Exchange
DAT
Direct Access Trading
DPP
Direct Participation Program
DSPP
Direct Stock Purchase Plan
DMI
Directional Movement Index
DCF
Discounted Cash Flow
DLOM
Discounts For Lack Of Marketability
DNI
Distributable Net Income
DDM
Dividend Discount Model
DECS
Dividend Enhanced Convertible Stock
DRIP
Dividend Reinvestment Plan
DRD
Dividends Received Deduction
DJF
Djibourti Franc
DKK
Danish Krone
DRIFT
Do It Right The First Time
DNI
Do Not Increase
DNR
Do Not Reduce
DCA
Dollar-Cost Averaging
DK
Don't Know
DOP
Dominican Republic Peso
DJ-AIGCI
Dow Jones AIG Commodity Index
DJIA
Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJTA
Dow Jones Transportation Average
DJUA
Dow Jones Utility Average
DAIO
Down-and-In Option
DAOO
Down-and-Out Option
DINKS
Dual Income, No Kids
DEWKS
Dually Employed With Kids

EEdit

EIC
Earned Income Credit
EBIT
Earnings Before Interest & Tax
EBIAT
Earnings Before Interest After Taxes
EBIDA
Earnings Before Interest, Depreciation And Amortization
EBITD
Earnings Before Interest, Tax and Depreciation
EBITDA
Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization
EBITDAL
Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization And Special Losses
EBITDAR
Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization, and Restructuring or Rent Costs
EBITDAX
Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Depletion, Amortization, and Exploration Expenses
EBT
Earnings Before Tax
EPS
Earnings Per Share
EOQ
Economic Order Quantity
EVA
Economic Value Added
EVE
Economic Value Of Equity
EKK
Estonian Kroon
EMH
Efficient Market Hypothesis
EGP
Egyptian Pound.
ECN
Electronic Communication Network
EDGAR
Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval
EITF
Emerging Issues Task Force
EBSA
Employee Benefits Security Administration
EBO
Employee Buyout
ERISA
Employee Retirement Income Security Act
ESOT
Employee Share Ownership Trust
ESO
Employee Stock Option
ESOP
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
ETA
Employment And Training Administration
ECI
Employment Cost Index
EV/EBITDA
ERP
Enterprise Resource Planning
EV
Enterprise Value
ECM
Equity Capital Market
ELN
Equity Linked Note
EMC
Equity Market Capitalization
EPP
Equity Premium Puzzle
ETB
Ethiopian Birr
EUR
Euro
EURIBOR
Euro Interbank Offer Rate
EMTN
Euro Medium Term Note
EONIA
Euro Overnight Index Average
EAFE
Europe, Australasia, Far East
EMEA
Europe, Middle East and Africa
ECB
European Central Bank
EMU
European Economic and Monetary Union
EMS
European Monetary System
EXW
Ex Works
ETF
Exchange-Traded Fund
MER
Expense Ratio
EMA
Exponential Moving Average

FEdit

Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment

FYA

First Year Allowance

F
FLP
Family Limited Partnership
FCC
Federal Communications Commission
FDIC
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FFCS
Federal Farm Credit System
FOMC
Federal Open Market Committee
FRB
Federal Reserve Board
FTC
Federal Trade Commission
FICO
FOK
Fill Or Kill
FASB
Financial Accounting Standards Board
FY
Fiscal Year
FAB
Five Against Bond Spread
FJD
Fiji Dollar
FKP
Falkland Islands Pound
FLEX
Flexible Exchange Option
FSA
Flexible Spending Account
FRN
Floating-Rate Note
FOF
Flow Of Funds
FMAN
February, May, August, and November
FDA
Food And Drug Administration
FII
Foreign Institutional Investor
FRODOR
Foreign Official Dollar Reserves
FIE
Foreign-Invested Enterprise
FX
Forex
FRA
Forward Rate Agreement
FTM
Forward Triangular Merger
FHLMC
Freddie Mac - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp
FAS
Free Alongside
FAR
Free Asset Ratio
FCF
Free Cash Flow
FCFF
Free Cash Flow For The Firm
FOB
Free On Board
FTSE
Financial Times (F-T) and London Stock Exchange (S-E)
FTOB
Frankfurter Termin- und Optionenbörse
FFO
Funds From Operations
FFE

GEdit

G
GBP
British pound
GATT
General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade
GCF
General Collateral Financing Trades
GO
General Obligation Bond
GAAP
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GAAS
Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
GHC
Ghanian Cedi
GIP
Gibraltar Pound
GSA
Glass-Steagall Act
GDR
Global Depositary Receipt
GIPS
Global Investment Performance Standards
GRS
Global Registered Share
GMD
Gambian Dalasi
GNF
Guinea Franc
GSCI
Goldman Sachs Commodity Index
GTC
Good 'Till Canceled
GTM
Good This Month
GGM
Gordon Growth Model
GSE
Government-Sponsored Enterprise
GSRA
Government-Sponsored Retirement Arrangement
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GNP
Gross National Product
GPM
Gross Processing Margin
G-5
Group of Five
G-7
Group Of Seven
G10
Group of Ten
GARP
Growth At A Reasonable Price
GTQ
Guatemala Quetzal
GIC
Guaranteed Investment (Interest) Certificate
GIC
Guaranteed Investment Contract
GLWB
Guaranteed Lifetime Withdrawal Benefit
GYD
Guyanese Dollar

HEdit

HICP
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices
HSA
Health Savings Account
HJM
Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model
HDD
Heating Degree Day
HNWI
High Net Worth Individual
HDHP
High-Deductible Health Plan
HIFO
Highest In, First Out
HLT
Highly Leveraged Transaction
HKD
Hong Kong dollar
HNL
Honduran Lempira
HOLDR
Holding Company Depository Receipt
HIBOR
Hong Kong Interbank Offer Rate
HTG
Haitian Gourde
HUF
Hungarian Forint
HTML
HyperText Markup Language

IEdit

IDR
Indonesian Rupiah
ILS
Israeli New Shekel
IV
Implied Volatility
ISO
Incentive Stock Option
IAN
Index Amortizing Note
IDA
Individual Development Account
IRA
Individual Retirement Account
IDRB
Industrial Development Revenue Bonds
IPI
Industrial Production Index
IPA
Inflation-Protected Annuity
IPS
Inflation-Protected Security
IPO
Initial Public Offering
INR
Indian Rupee
IBES
Institutional Brokers' Estimate System
IRP
Interest Rate Parity
IRR
Internal Rate Of Return
IRS
Internal Revenue Service
IAS
International Accounting Standards
IAFE
International Association of Financial Engineers
IBAN
International Bank Account Number
IBF
International Banking Facility
IDR
International Depository Receipt
IFRS
International Financial Reporting Standards
ISIN
International Securities Identification Number
ISMA
International Securities Market Association
ISDA
International Swaps and Derivatives Association
ISP
Internet Service Provider
IB
Introducing Broker
IB
Investment Bank
IPS
Investment Policy Statement
IR
Investor Relations
IQD
Iraqi Dinar
IRR
Iranian Rial
ICULS
Irredeemable Convertible Unsecured Loan Stock
ILOC
Irrevocable Letter Of Credit
ISK
Iceland Krona
ISLM

JEdit

JAJO
January, April, July, and October
JMD
Jamaican Dollar
JOD
Jordanian Dina
JTIC
Joint Tenants in Common
JTWROS
Joint Tenants with Right of Survivorship
JPY
Japanese yen
JCP
Junior Capital Pool
JIC
Just In Case
JIT
Just In Time

KEdit

KES
Kenyan Shilling
KHR
Cambodian Riel
KMF
Comoros Franc
KYC
Know Your Client
KOSPI
Korean Composite Stock Price Indexes
KPW
North Korean Won
KRW
Korean Won
KSOP
KWD
Kuwaiti Dinar
KYD
Cayman Islands Dollar
KZT
Kazakhstan Tenge

LEdit

LGAP
Lady Godiva Accounting Principles
LAK
Laos Kip
LIFO
Last In, First Out
LTM
Last Twelve Months

LFY

Last Full Year
LBP
Lebanese Pound
LBO
Leveraged Buyout
LDI
Liability Driven Investment
LLC
Limited Liability Company
LP
Limited Partnership
LYON
Liquid Yield Option Note
LKR
Sri Lankan Rupee
LTV
Loan To Value Ratio
LIBID
London Interbank Bid Rate
LIBOR
London Interbank Offered Rate
LRIC
Long Run Incremental Cost
LRATC
Long-Run Average Total Cost
LTCM
Long-Term Capital Management
LRD
Liberian Dollar
LSL
Lesotho Loti
LTL
Lithuanian Litas
LVL
Latvian Lat
LYD
Libyan Dinar

MEdit

MAD
Moroccan Dirham
MEBO
Management And Employee Buyout
MBO
Management Buyout
MPC
Marginal Propensity To Consume
MTM
Mark To Market
MIT
Market If Touched
MOC
Market On Close
MTA
Market Technicians Association
MVA
Market Value Added
MVQ
Market versus Quote
MBA
Master Of Business Administration
MBM
Maturity by Maturity Bidding
MTN
Medium Term Note
MJSD
March, June, September, and December
MMK
Myanmar Kyat
MNT
Mongolian Tughrik
MPT
Modern Portfolio Theory
MACRS
Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System
MIRR
Modified Internal Rate Of Return
M&M
Modigliani-Miller Theorem
MCI
Monetary Conditions Index
MUICP
Monetary Union Index of Consumer Prices
MMDA
money market demand account
MZM
Money Zero Maturity
MOP
Macau Pataca
MRQ
Most Recent Quarter
MA
Moving Average
MACD
Moving Average Convergence Divergence
MRO
Mauritanian Ouguiya
MTL
Maltese Lira
MNC
Multinational Corporation
MBO
Municipals-Over-Bonds Spread
MUR
Mauritius Rupee
MVR
Maldive Rufiyaa
MWK
Malawi Kwacha
MXP
Mexican peso
MYR
Malaysian Ringgit
MZM
Mozambique Metical

NEdit

NAD
Namibia Dollar
NASDAQ
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation
NAIC
National Association of Investors Corporation
NAREIT
National Association Of Real Estate Investment Trusts
NASD
National Association of Securities Dealers
NBBO
National Best Bid and Offer
NFA
National Futures Association
NMS
National Market System
NRD
National Registration Database
NSCC
National Securities Clearing Corporation
NSMIA
National Securities Markets Improvement Act
NT
Near Term
NVI
Negative Volume Index
NCD
Negotiable Certificate Of Deposit
NOW
Negotiable Order of Withdrawal (NOW) Account
NAL
Net Advantage To Leasing
NAV
Net Asset Value
NAVPS
Net Asset Value Per Share
NCAVPS
Net Current Asset Value Per Share
NI
Net Income
NIMS
Net Interest Margin Securities
NOI
Net Operating Income
NOL
Net Operating Loss
NOPAT
Net Operating Profit After Tax
NOPLAT
Net Operating Profit Less Adjusted Taxes
NPV
Net Present Value
NYBOT
New York Board Of Trade
NYMEX
New York Mercantile Exchange
NYSE
New York Stock Exchange
NGN
Nigerian Naira
NIO
Nicaraguan Cordoba
NMF
No Meaningful Figure
NOK
Norwegian Krone
NPL
Non Performing Loan
NDF
Non-Deliverable Forward
NDS
Non-Deliverable Swap
NMS
Normal Market Size
NCIB
Normal-Course Issuer Bid
NAICS
North American Industry Classification System
NOB
Note Against Bond Spread
NIF
Note Issuance Facility
NPR
Nepal Rupee
NZD
New Zealand Dollar

OEdit

OEX
Symbol for the Standard & Poor's 100 Index
OTS
Office Of Thrift Supervision
OHLC
Open, High, Low, Close Chart
OASDI
Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Program
OMR
Oman Rial
OBV
On-Balance Volume
OMO
Open Market Operations
OCF
Operating Cash Flow
OIBDA
Operating Income Before Depreciation And Amortization
OPALS
Optimized Portfolio as Listed Securities
OAS
Option Adjusted Spread
OPRA
Options Price Reporting Authority
OECD
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPEC
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
OEM
Original Equipment Manufacturer
OID
Original Issue Discount
OTC
Over-The-Counter
OTCBB
Over-The-Counter Bulletin Board
OTC
Over-The-Counter Market

PEdit

P2P
Peer To Peer or Path To Profitability
PAB
Panama Balboa
PCX
Pacific Exchange
PFIC
Passive Foreign Investment Company
PIK
Payment In-Kind
PEN
Peruvian Nuevo Sol
PBGC
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
PPA
Pension Protection Act Of 2006
PPO
Percentage Price Oscillator
PCE
Personal Consumption Expenditures
PCEPI
Index for Personal Consumption Expenditures
PGK
Papua New Guinea Kina
PHLX
Philadelphia Stock Exchange
PHP
Philippine Peso
PLN
Polish Zloty
POP
Point of Purchase
PFE
Polarized Fractal Efficiency
PVI
Positive Volume Index
PERC
Preferred Equity Redemption Stock
PRIDES
Preferred Redeemable Increased Dividend Equity Security
PBV
Price By Volume Chart
PVBP
Price Value of a Basis Point
PE
Price-Earnings Ratio
PSR
Price-To-Sales Ratio
PEG
Price/Earnings To Growth
PEGY
Price/Earnings to Growth and Dividend Yield
PAB
Private Activity Bond
PIPE
Private Investment in Public Equity
PPI
Producer Price Index
P&L
Profit and Loss Statement
POF
Proof Of Funds
PPE
Property, Plant And Equipment
PINES
Public Income Notes
PLC
Public Limited Company
POP
Public Offering Price
PSA
Public Securities Association Standard Prepayment Model
PMI
Purchasing Managers' Index
PYG
Paraguay Guarani

QEdit

QAR
Qatar Riyal
QAE
Qualified Adoption Expenses
QIB
Qualified Institutional Buyer
QSR
Qualified Special Representative Agreement
QTIP
Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust
QSD
Quality Spread Differential
QOQ
Quarter on Quarter
QUIPS
Quarterly Income Preferred Securities

REdit

REIT
Real Estate Investment Trust
REMIC
Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits
RTGS
Real Time Gross Settlement
RVP
Receive Versus Payment
RESP
Registered Education Savings Plan
RIA
Registered Investment Advisor
RPP
Registered Pension Plan
RRIF
Registered Retirement Income Fund
RRSP
Registered Retirement Savings Plan
RIC
Regulated Investment Company
RS
Relative Strength
RSI
Relative Strength Index
R&D
Research And Development
RPI
Retail Price Index
ROA
Return On Assets
ROCE
Return On Capital Employed
ROE
Return On Equity
ROI
Return On Investment
ROIC
Return On Investment Capital
RONA
Return On Net Assets
RONIC
Return On New Invested Capital
ROR
Return On Revenue
ROS
Return On Sales
RAR
Revenue Agent's Report
RAN
Revenue Anticipation Note
RPU
Revenue Per User
RPM
Revenue Seat Miles
RCB
Reverse Convertible Bond
RCN
Reverse Convertible Note
RUF
Revolving Underwriting Facility
RAROC
Risk Adjusted Return on Capital
RFRP
Risk-Free Rate Puzzle
ROL
Romanian New Leu
RTTC
Round Trip Transaction Costs
RUB
Russian ruble bloodclart

SEdit

S
SPA
Sales And Purchase Agreement
SAR
Saudi Riyal
SOX
Sarbanes-Oxley Act Of 2002
SIMPLE
Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers
SBD
Solomon Islands Dollar
SCR
Seychelles Rupee
SDD
Sudanese Dinar
SDP
Sudanese Pound
SAAR
Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
SEC
Securities And Exchange Commission
SIPC
Securities Investor Protection Corporation
STAMP
Securities Transfer Association Medallion Program
SEK
Swedish Krona
SGA
Selling, General & Administrative Expense
SGD
Singapore Dollar
SOMC
Shadow Open Market Committee
SVA
Shareholder Value Added
SHP
St. Helana Pound
SMA
Simple Moving Average
SEP
Simplified Employee Pension
SIBOR
Singapore Interbank Offered Rate
SPOT
Single Payment Options Trading
SSF
Single Stock Future
SIT
Slovenian Tolar
SKK
Slovak Koruna
SLL
Sierra Leone Leone
SOES
Small Order Execution System
SSA
Social Security Administration
SSN
Social Security Number
SRI
Socially Responsible Investment
SWIFT
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications
SOS
Somali Shilling
SPAN
Standardized Portfolio Analysis
SDR
Special Drawing Rights
SPRA
Special Purchase and Resale Agreement
SPAC
Special Purpose Acquisition Company
SPV
Special Purpose Vehicle
SPDR
Spiders
SRG
Suriname Dollar
S&P
Standard & Poor's
SPX
SIC
Standard Industrial Classification
STARC
Stoller Average Range Channels
SAP
Statutory Accounting Principles
STD
Sao Tome/Principe Dobra
SWORD
Stock And Warrant Off-Balance Sheet R&D
SAR
Stock Appreciation Right
SEDOL
Stock Exchange Daily Official List
SPARQS
Stock Participation Accreting Redemption Quarterly-Pay Securities
STP
Straight Through Processing
STRYPES
Structured Yield Product Exchangeable For Stock
SSO
Sub-Sovereign Obligation
SEPP
Substantially Equal Periodic Payment
SSI
Supplemental Security Income
SCM
Supply Chain Management
SGR
Sustainable Growth Rate
SVC
Salvador Colon
SYP
Syrian Pound
SEDAR
System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval
SZL
Swaziland Lilangeni

TEdit

T
T/P
Take-Profit Order
TAC
Targeted Amortization Class
TAN
Tax Anticipation Notes
TRS
Teacher Retirement System
TBE
Tenants By Entirety
TIC
Tenants In Common
TV
Terminal Value
THB
Thai Baht
TIAA-CREF
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund
TSV
Time Segmented Volume
TIE
Times Interest Earned
TND
Tunisian Dinar
TBA
To Be Announced
TOPIX
Tokyo Price Index
TSE
Tokyo Stock Exchange
TOP
Tonga P'anga
TCO
Total Cost Of Ownership
TEV
Total Enterprise Value
TER
Total Expense Ratio
TSR
Total Shareholder Return
TVI
Trade Volume Index
TTM
Trailing Twelve Months
TOD
Transfer-On-Death
TIPS
Treasury Inflation Protected Securities
TIGRS
Treasury Investment Growth Receipts
TRL
Turkish New Lira
OZT
Troy Ounce
TRUPS
Trust Preferred Securities
TTD
Trinidad & Tobago Dollar
TWD
Taiwan Dollar
TZS
Tanzanian Shilling

UEdit

U
UAH
Ukraine Hryvnia
UGS
Uganda Shilling
UI
Ulcer Index
UIP
Uncovered Interest Rate Parity
UCITS
Undertakings for the Collective Investment of Transferable Securities
UMA
Unified Managed Account
UMHA
Unified Managed Household Account
UGMA
Uniform Gifts to Minors Act
URDG
Uniform Rules For Demand Guarantees
UTMA
Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
UIT
Unit Investment Trust
UT
Unit Trust
UBTI
Unrelated Business Taxable Income
USD
U.S. dollar
UYU
Uruguayan Peso

VEdit

V
VAMI
Value Added Monthly Index
VIPERS
Vanguard Index Participation Receipts
VCR
Variable Coupon Renewable Note
VEB
Venezuelan Bolivar
VND
Vietnamese Dong
VPT
Volume Price Trend Indicator
VWAP
Volume Weighted Average Price
VUV
Vanuatu Vatu

WEdit

Written Down Allowance

W
WDA
WAI
Wealth Added Index
WACC
Weighted Average Cost Of Capital
WAL
Weighted Average Life
WI
When Issued
TMWX
Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index
WIP
Work in Progress
WEBS
World Equity Benchmark Series
WGC
World Gold Council
WTO
World Trade Organization
WST
Samoan Tala

XEdit

X
A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that it is a mutual fund
XD
ex-dividend
XDIS
a security trading ex-distribution
XRT
ex-rights
XW
ex-warrant

YEdit

YOY
Year Over Year
YTD
Year To Date
YTM
Yield To Maturity

ZEdit

ZAR
South African Rand
ZBA
Zero Balance Account
ZBB
Zero Based Budgeting
ZEBRA
Zero Basis Risk Swap
ZWD
Zibabwe Dollar

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External resourcesEdit

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