This article is from the Glossary of Stock Investing Terms.
A buy or sell transaction involving less than 100 shares of stock.
An order to buy or sell a security that will remain in effect until it is either canceled by the customer or executed.
The day-to-day costs of running a business.
The profit realized from a business's operations.
A balance sheet item. The value of non-cash assets, such as prepaid expenses and accounts receivable, due within one year.
A balance sheet item. Value of leases, future employee benefits, deferred taxes and other obligations not requiring interest payments that must be paid over a period of more than one year.
Abbreviated as OTC, used to describe a security that is traded through via broker-dealers on telephone and computer networks (such as NASDAQ) rather than through an auction exchange.
Technical analysis terms that try to define when a market's prices have moved too far and too fast in either direction than are justified by the fundamentals.