Market Index

More from: | Investopedia | 0 Loading the player… What is a ‘Market Index’? A market index is a weighted average of several stocks or other investment vehicles from a section of the stock market, and it is calculated from the price of the selected stocks. Market indexes are intended to represent... Read more

Correction

More from: | Investopedia | 0 Loading the player… What is a ‘Correction’ A correction is a movement, almost always temporary and happening in reverse, that accounts for at least a 10 percent adjustment to fix the overvaluation of a stock, bond, commodity or index. BREAKING DOWN ‘Correction’ A correction... Read more

Stop Order

More from: | Investopedia | 0 Loading the player… What is a ‘Stop Order’ A stop order is an order to buy or sell a security when its price moves past a particular point, ensuring a higher probability of achieving a predetermined entry or exit price, limiting the investor’s loss or locking... Read more

Endowment

More from: | Investopedia | 0 Loading the player… What is an ‘Endowment’ An endowment is a donation of money or property to a non-profit organization, which uses the resulting investment income for a specific purpose. “Endowment” can also refer to the total of a non-profit institution’s investable assets, also... Read more

Indicator

More from: | Investopedia | 0 Loading the player… What is an ‘Indicator’ Indicators are statistics used to measure current conditions as well as to forecast financial or economic trends. BREAKING DOWN ‘Indicator’ Indicators can be broadly categorized into economic indicators and technical indicators. Economic indicators are statistical metrics used... Read more

Candlestick

More from: | Investopedia | 0 Loading the player… DEFINITION of ‘Candlestick’ A candlestick is a type of price chart that displays the high, low, open and closing prices of a security for a specific period. It originated from Japanese rice merchants and traders to track market prices and daily... Read more