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Financial terms in "Fundamental Analysis"

1. current earnings per share (current EPS)

2. Float

3. stock option

4. ticker

5. hurdle rate

6. trailing P/E

7. Policyholder Dividend Ratio

8. dividend clawback

9. Earnings per Share

10. ex-stock dividends

11. residual dividend

12. CINS number

13. modified internal rate of return (MIRR)

14. indicated yield

15. Stock

16. foreign dividend

17. stock consolidation

18. pretax

19. liquidating dividend

20. restricted stock

21. secondary stock

22. net present value

23. double taxation

24. earnings season

25. key performance indicators

26. declare

27. interest cover

28. Form 4

29. Distribution

30. annual dividend

31. due bill period

32. stranded asset

33. Interest

34. identified shares

35. full disclosure

36. common stock equivalent

37. deficit net worth

38. primary earnings per share

39. income

40. provision for income taxes

41. Institutional Brokers' Investment System

42. stripped stock

43. liquid

44. buy and hold

45. dilutive

46. first preferred stock

47. dividend test

48. adjusted book value

49. Dow

50. Cash Flow

51. Dividend Reinvestment Plan

52. par

53. Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

54. optional cash purchase

55. investment flows

56. Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization

57. long-term assets

58. Form 8-K

59. annual return

60. Tax

61. reverse leverage

62. trend

63. dividend arbitrage

64. variable-rate preferred stock

65. cutting a melon

66. residual security

67. fiscal agent

68. gross processing margin

69. super DRIP

70. Net Profit Margin

71. Chicago Board Options Exchange

72. Capital gains distribution

73. Payout Ratio

74. Operating Income

75. certificate of stock

76. Director

77. allowance for doubtful accounts

78. EBITDA / interest coverage ratio

79. SEC filing

80. price to cash flow ratio

81. dissolution

82. Tobin's Q ratio

83. common-law voting

84. Sector

85. constructive receipt

86. cats and dogs

87. Total return index

88. financial structure

89. Liquidity

90. entitlements

91. noncumulative

92. employee stock purchase plan

93. Earnings surprise

94. 52-week high

95. book value

96. Funds From Operations

97. Stock Ticker

98. holding value

99. diluted share

100. marginable stock

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U.S. Treasury Securities

Categories: Bonds and Treasuries,

Negotiable U.S. Government debt obligations, backed by its full faith and credit. Exempt from state and local taxes. U.S. treasury securities are issued by the U.S. government in order to pay for government projects. The money paid out for a treasury bond is essentially a loan to the government. As with any loan, repayment of principal is accompanied by a specified interest rate. These bonds are guaranteed by the "full faith and credit" of the U.S. government, meaning that they are extremely low risk (since the government can simply print money to pay back the loan). Additionally, interest earned on U.S. treasury securities is exempt from state and local taxes. Federal taxes, however, are still due on the earned interest. The government sells U.S. treasury securities by auction in the primary market, but they are marketable securities and therefore can be purchased through a broker in the very active secondary market. A broker will charge a fee for such a transaction, but the government charges no fee to participate in auctions. Prices on the secondary market and at auction are determined by interest rates. U.S. treasury securities issued today are not callable, so they will continue to accrue interest until the maturity date. One possible downside to U.S. treasury securities is that if interest rates increase during the term of the bond, the money invested will be earning less interest than it could earn elsewhere. Accordingly, the resale value of the bond will decrease as well. Because there is almost no risk of default by the government, the return on treasury bonds is relatively low, and a high inflation rate can erase most of the gains by reducing the value of the principal and interest payments. There are three types of securities issued by the u.s. treasury (bonds, bills, and notes), which are distinguished by the amount of time from the initial sale of the bond to maturity. also called Treasuries.

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