Glossary of Stock Market Terms

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Effective margin (EM): Used with SAT performance measures, the amount equal to the net earned spread, or margin of income, on assets in excess of financing costs for a given interest rate and prepayment rate scenario.

 

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Whether you're a new investor or a seasoned pro, it helps to have a solid glossary at your fingertips to provide quick clarification on a particular term or to expand your overall stock market vocabulary. The NASDAQ.com Glossary of financial and investing terms allows you search by term or browse by letter more than 8,000 terms and definitions related to the stock market. It's powered by the Hypertextual Finance Glossary by Campbell R. Harvey of Duke University.


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