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Financial terms in "Fundamental Analysis"

1. Diluted earnings per share

2. closing entry

3. earnings announcement

4. Record Date

5. Dilution

6. consolidated financial statement

7. Shareholder

8. cash flows from financing activities

9. dividend trade roll/play

10. option

11. dividend clawback

12. Return On Assets

13. total shareholder return

14. recast earnings

15. effective par

16. insider report

17. net capital ratio

18. callable stock

19. secondary stock

20. tax differential view of dividend policy

21. due bill period

22. gross sales

23. net cash flow

24. Fortune 500

25. fiscal year

26. Form 3

27. accretive

28. close corporation plan

29. dividend per share

30. YTD

31. dividend puzzle

32. Stock Ticker

33. Core Earnings

34. Balance Sheet

35. Institutional Brokers' Investment System

36. Ex-dividend

37. American Stock Exchange

38. net profit

39. Form 10-Q

40. annual dividend

41. ROIC

42. Return on equity

43. dividend signaling

44. Fair Market Value

45. Distribution

46. financial structure

47. annualize


49. tax schedule

50. full disclosure

51. equity research

52. stock consolidation

53. residual security

54. outstanding stock

55. redeemable shares

56. Stock Clearing Corporation

57. Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

58. ex-date

59. Fractional share

60. portfolio

61. Net margin

62. income

63. restricted stock

64. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

65. payout

66. Dividend Reinvestment Plan

67. net current assets

68. statement of condition

69. Auditor

70. Policyholder Dividend Ratio

71. foreign dividend

72. dividend rollover plan

73. multiple compression

74. Value stock

75. 1099

76. cash earnings

77. look-through earnings

78. cats and dogs

79. stock ledger

80. effective tax rate

81. filing

82. Current Ratio

83. capital stock

84. holder of record

85. accumulated earnings


87. cash flow after taxes (CFAT)

88. shares outstanding

89. Interest

90. cumulative preferred

91. pre-tax profit margin

92. stock screening

93. convertible preferred stock


95. allowance for depreciation

96. Share

97. trailing P/E

98. bad debt

99. earnings before interest, depreciation, amortization and exploration (EBIDAX)

100. Security

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You participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan by deferring part of your salary into an account set up in your name. Any earnings in the account are federal income tax deferred. If you change jobs, 401(k) plans are portable, which means that you can move your accumulated assets to a new employer's plan, if the plan allows transfers, or to a rollover ira.With a traditional 401(k), you defer pretax income, which reduces the income tax you owe in the year you made the contribution. You pay tax on all withdrawals at your regular rate. With the newer Roth 401(k), which is offered in some but not all plans, you contribute after-tax income. Earnings accumulate tax deferred, but your withdrawals are completely tax free if your account has been open at least five years and you're at least 59 1/2.In either type of 401(k), you can defer up to the federal cap, plus an annual catch-up contribution if you're 50 or older. However, you may be able to contribute less than the cap if you're a highly compensated employee or if your employer limits contributions to a percentage of your salary. Your employer may match some or all of your contributions, based on the terms of the plan you participate in, but matching isn't required.With a 401(k), you are responsible for making your own investment decisions by choosing from among investment alternatives offered by the plan. Those alternatives typically include separate accounts, mutual funds, annuities, fixed-income investments, and sometimes company stock.You may owe an additional 10% federal tax penalty if you withdraw from a 401(k) before you reach 59 1/2. You must begin to take minimum required distributions by April 1 of the year following the year you turn 70 1/2 unless you're still working. But if you prefer, you can roll over your traditional 401(k) assets into a traditional ira and your Roth 401(k) assets into a roth ira.

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