Capital structure

Definition:

The makeup of the liabilities and stockholders' equity side of the balance sheet, especially the ratio of debt to equity and the mixture of short and long maturities.

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Up volume

When a stock closes increases in value on a particular day, the volume in that stock is considered up volume. Related: Down volume.

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