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Financial terms in "Technical Analysis"

1. ascending triangle

2. fail-safe

3. zone of support

4. slow stochastic

5. flag

6. zone of resistance

7. volume moving average

8. downside volume

9. ROS

10. hook reversal

11. distribution line

12. bear rally

13. forecast

14. expanding triangle

15. epsilon

16. Trading Index

17. Average Directional Index

18. alpha equation

19. index basis

20. hammer

21. Turnover ratio

22. ROC

23. kijun line

24. analysis

25. descending bottoms

26. common gap

27. breakaway gap

28. gilt curve

29. advancing issues

30. ratio

31. plateau

32. chart

33. exponential moving average

34. hockey stick

35. lognormal distribution

36. box size

37. equivolume chart

38. law of large numbers

39. commodity channel index

40. cash equity

41. Directional Movement Index

42. Stochastic oscillator

43. correlation coefficient

44. trailing

45. Relative Strength Index

46. island reversal

47. bullish abandoned baby

48. inverse relationship

49. market technician

50. Fibonacci Time Zones

51. diamond top formation

52. gyrations

53. negative directional indicator

54. alpha generation platform

55. MACD

56. volume price trend indicator (VPT)

57. market multiple

58. W formation

59. positive directional indicator

60. RSI

61. regression analysis

62. inclining wedge

63. logarithmic chart

64. generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity (GARCH)

65. Barra's Performance Analysis

66. Variance

67. Z-Score

68. Cost Of Sales

69. continuation chart

70. Darvas Box Theory

71. modified Sharpe ratio

72. market thrust

73. Fibonacci arcs

74. average true range

75. average directional movement index rating

76. bear flag

77. cup and handle

78. high-low index

79. congestion

80. fakeout

81. intraday intensity index

82. daily chart

83. false breakout

84. Monte Carlo

85. interpolation

86. peak-to-valley drawdown

87. forex EA

88. greeks

89. weighted average

90. declining volume

91. Max Pain(TM)

92. S curve

93. price pattern

94. head and shoulders

95. stochastic

96. linear chart

97. Value At Risk

98. signal line

99. forward curve

100. weighted close

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Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

Categories: Credit and Debt, Banking,

GLB Act or GLBA. Legislation that, on one hand, allows great freedom to financial institutions in offering a full range of services and, on the other hand, imposes strict controls on how institutions share or disclose personal financial information. Signed into law in 1999 by President Clinton, GLBA repeals the key provisions of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 and the bank holding company Act of 1956 that barred banks from securities trading and insurance business. In its corporate aspect, the act introduces two new organization types - the financial holding company and the financial subsidiary. Under these provisions, banks, insurance companies, securities trading companies, and other types of financial institutions can together exist as one consolidated corporate entity. In its consumer aspect, the GLBA authorizes the states and eight federal agencies to monitor all collectors and holders of personal financial information, and to enforce the financial privacy rule, safeguards rule, and 'pretexting' (obtaining personal information under false pretext) rule. These rules apply also to any entity that offers any type of financial product or service, including brokers, debt collectors, credit counselors, financial advisors, small lenders, and tax-return preparers. The GLBA gives consumers some control over how their financial information is used and disclosed (beyond the purpose for it was collected) via the opt-out provision that lets them choose the option of not divulging this information.

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