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    T-Rex Fund

    T-Rex Fund This is a slang term that is used in investment circle to represent an extremely large venture capital fund. These funds are very large because of the value that the people who get into them already have and they usually include over 1 billion dollars that is invested. This type of fund creates a great deal of leverage for the investors and they can choose to act very powerfully in any business dealings that they have with other investors. They can basically bully their way into making money from this investment...

    Taft-Hartley Act Of 1947

    Taft-Hartley Act Of 1947 –  This is a labour relations term and law, more appropriately and aptly termed the Labour-Management Relations Act. Named after the co-sponsor, House Representative Fred A. Harley, Jr, and Senator Robert Taft. Defining and clarifying the scope and mandates of unions, their actions, disputes and such related matters. What and how management would be permitted to act and do when a labor/management dispute arises. It is on the law books.  It stood for dealing more effectively with things like tension, power and mandates during these disruptions. It addresses aspects like: prohibited activities, injunctions, legal recourses of...

    Take-Home Pay

    Take-Home Pay – A financial term dealing with salaries, earnings from work/employers. Take-home pay is the pay that actually makes it home, once any and all deductions to your pay have been assessed and made. Also referred to as net pay. Over a period of a year, it is seen as net income. What you can budget, borrow and afford, can be calculated from this number. Gross pay (before deductions) is not a good starting point – the cash-in-pocket, the better measure for these activities....

    Task Force

    Task Force – TF’s are assigned, purposefully gathered group(s) of individuals (workgroup), a collective, temporarily collaborating , towards achievement of particular and clearly outlined objectives and measurable goals. Independent, with a mandate, resources, timetable and action plan, the crux is the single defined task or activity they are focused on and dedicated to. Also called task groups (previously/earlier ad hoc committees use to be called) A TF has a certain sense of autonomy; credibility and leadership, and are decision-making empowered. As a unit it is transferable, extremely mobile, flexible, and effective, optimizing and harnessing every and all members, individually and...

    Tax-Free Bond Fund

    Tax-Free Bond Fund When a mutual fund invests in municipal bonds, it is eligible for a tax break. When this occurs, it is called a tax-free bond fund and it is becoming increasingly popular because not paying tax can increase the overall return on the bond. Most of these bonds are used to finance public projects, such as the creation of schools and the repair of roads and they usually pay a monthly dividend, so you can expect a very fast partial return on your investment. Shares are also very easy to redeem because these bonds are highly marketable to...

    Tax-Managed Fund

    Tax-managed Fund There are ways that mutual funds can be specially set up to lower the amount of tax that investors have to pay on the returns and that is what a tax-managed fund entails. In these situations, a manager is able to come up with various tax breaks to offer investors so that they will not end up having to pay a high percentage of their earnings to the government. While this is not possible with investments in all sectors, there are various things that a manager can to do find these...

    Tax Bracket

    Definition: The rate at which an individual pays taxes.  This is based on their total income level. TeenAnalyst Advice: The more you make, the more you pay in taxes.  It's common for investors to plan their investments out and write off their losses from their gains in order to keep from rising to a new tax...

    Tax Credit

    Definition: Tax credits are credits that reduce a person's tax liability by an amount equal to the tax credit. Advice: Tax credits are great because they reduce your tax liability by an amount equal to the tax credit.  This differs from a tax deduction, ...

    Tax Deduction

    Definition: Allowably tax deductions reduce the tax liability for an individual or business. Advice: Here's an example of how a tax deduction works: Sally is a teacher who made $45,000 last year.  She incurred $250 in expenses to stock her classroom and this is an allowable ...

    Tear Sheet

    Tear Sheet - A tear sheet is a slang used for Standard & Poor's single page summary sheets for companies. Standard & Poor, a McGraw-Hill company is a private financial company best known for issuing reports and publications to the financial community on risk management, financial data, indices, and its rating of stocks and mutual funds. The tear sheet gives an overview of the company's segments, the results of their recent operations and fundamental analysis data. Though all data is on computer now, the tear sheet is a throwback to bygone days when brokers would tear out sheets from the...

    Technical Correction

    Technical correction - A technical correction is a term for a decline in prices in either the overall market or simply on a particular security....

    Ten-Bagger

    Ten-Bagger- It is an investment term that was coined by Peter Lynch that refers to a stock or security option which raises ten fold of its original purchase price. This usually happens when a home run is present also as a stock or share has risen in a very dramatically short period of timer which helps in the giving it a ten-bagger. The term has came from the baseball term originally when a base is called a bag and when some one moves to a different bag in an inning, for example...

    Terminal value

    Terminal value- It is when a value of any item in which has a specified end time period and or amount it could reach. It is the value in which the security has reached its time limit or amount it the terms set in the contract giving when the security was purchased. An Example would be including the maturity value of a security and the value of the security is fully depreciated asset, which the asset would have to be relocated. The maximum allowable amount of the security would have been to move for the purpose of the...

    Term Trust

    Term Trust Whenever a fund has a fixed date where it will either be terminated or will become matured, it is called a term trust. In these situations, investors will have a little bit of security because they will know exactly when they can get the highest value for their fund. This is particularly common with bonds, as they will have a fixed maturation date where the value will not continue with its steady increase anymore. These are also called closed-ended funds, as they cannot be expanded for another term and the money...

    The Street

    The Street-Is an informal nickname for Wall Street in New York City, United States of America. Is it often in reference to the all the major markets and to unite them as one major entity. Some of the major players in the United States stock markets are found on this street in the financial district of New York. Some of them are the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE), the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ), the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) are just to name...

    Tick-Test Rules

    Tick-Test Rules- They were the rules that were once governed on how and when a stock short sales was allowed to happen and how there were to be made. These rules were established and enforced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) thought rule 10a-1. There were two components to the tick test rules first they were in fact a short could be only be made if a price was uptick. The second part of the rule is that no short could be made if there was no change in the price assuming there had being a pervious trade was...

    Ticker Symbol

    Definition: The symbol for a company's stock. TeenAnalyst Advice: The symbol can represent either an abbreviation for a company's name ("GE" is General Electric) or it can be something totally different.  For example, Southwest Airlines' symbol is "LUV."The longer you've been investing, you'll find that you can recall the ticker symbols for thousands of companies.   ...

    Time-Weighted Rate Of Return

    Time-weighted rate of return- It is when a measure of the growth of an investment portfolio. It is used to calculates the compounded rate of the return and these calculation are use to look at the positive and negative effects of a growth of an investment to strengthen or weaken a portfolio. During different periods of an investment year a portfolio can grow over a course of time. The results can show that an investment manger are working on an investors figures and securities they show a good measure of how well...

    Time Stop

    Time stop- it is when an instruction to exit a position or someone is forced to abandon. This happens normally in a specific time period that has passed if certain conditions that have not been met by the end of the set time period. When the time stops this allows an investor or an investment company to buy, trade or abandon a position on a security. That are not moving very quickly or the transactions have being closed. Time stop happens also at the end of the business trading day so the trader can leave for the day until the...

    Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)

    Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)- The Tokyo Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange in all of Japan and the second latest stock exchange in the world. There are over 2200 companies and corporations that are listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Until 1999 all the trading done at the Tokyo Stock exchange was done on the trading floor, they have switched over to electronic trading. There are three sections that a company can be place the first section is meant for the largest companies, the second section is meant for midsize companies...

    Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX)

    Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX)- It is one of the two major indices in the country of Japan that monitors the performance of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the other one is the Nikkei Stock Average. The Tokyo stock price index also measures the performance of the largest companies and corporation that are found in the fist section of trading. The Tokyo stock price index make list of the day transactions and are accurate as the ones being representing in the Tokyo Stock Exchange as they deal with the largest companies ...

    Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)

    Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) - It is the largest stock exchange in Canada it was founded in 1861. The Toronto Stock exchange is the third largest exchange in North America and it is the eighth largest world by market capitalization. After 125 years the Toronto Stock Exchange stopped using the traditional trading floor method and switched over to purely electronic trading methods in 1997. The Toronto stock Exchange has over 1300 companies that use it for the companies trading. The index for the Toronto Stock exchange is represented by the exchange call the S&P/TSX which is a composite index...

    Total Asset Turnover

    Total Asset Turnover When you divide your total assets by your net sales, you are left with the total asset turnover of your investments. What this does is measure how successful your assets are currently being at producing a revenue stream. If your assets are not creating the revenue that you had envisioned, it might be time to move on an acquire some different assets that will drive your sales up. A good return on the assets that you own is essential for making good investments, so the total asset turnover is something...

    Total Cost of Attendance

    Definition: The total cost of attendance is the price you'd pay to attend college for a year and includes tuition, room and board, books, fees, etc. Advice: The total cost of attendance is a very important figure to look at when ...

    Total Return Swap

    Total Return Swap In this situation, one investment party pays a set rate to another party in exchange for an asset being returned to the first party. The assets is usually used as a loan or a bond and, therefore, it is simply the act of an asset being returned to its original owner in exchange for a fee. This is beneficial for one party if they to have access to an asset without actually purchasing it and it also beneficial to the owner of the asset if they need some short term...

    Tracking Stock

    Definition: A stock that tracks the performance of a particular division within a parent company. TeenAnalyst Advice: When a parent company issues a tracking stock, all the financial information is removed from their balance sheet and income statement and separated into its own information. Why would a company do this?  Sometimes a high-growth division ...

    Trade Association

    Trade Association - Trade associations, are organizations creating interaction opportunities to benefit all (win-win – see defined elsewhere) Member contributions fund the professional and trade association entity. It is used for public profile and image improvement, (company, industry, profession). Trade associations engage in lobbying and legislative matters actively . Information and education also form part of the trade associations mandate and scope of activity.  Most structures are similar to, or non-profit organizations. Collaborative efforts for issues of common concern are dealt with more effectively Protective integral part of industries, setting standards, conduct, regulatory stipulations and enforcements, demanding good standing and...

    Trade Credit

    Trade Credit – (TC), A tool for building a solid, positive and rewarding financial ‘record’. Establishing trade credit builds credit-worthiness, credit-referrals and favourable ‘partnerships’ that tend to showcase fiscal responsibility. Doing business with, ordering products and services, receiving invoices for that (in effect the sellers are extending credit to you and your business), for a period of time, in trust and good faith, builds strong ties and good fiscal reputation. Customer orders and invoices are good examples of the nuts and bolts of this process. It states terms of payment and agreement to pay implied upon receipt of goods and...

    Trade Price Response

    Trade Price Response- Is a type of trading strategy that uses information gathered by a technical analysis that is uses specifically resistance and support level in a type of security. The trade price method looks at the history of a security and how it has played in the markets towards an investor. Based on the information that is provide to the investor that may chose a different action toward the security if the history shows that security never fully reach it break thought a investor may not take this option, or on...

    Trade Show

    Trade Show - A trade show is an event, schedule and organized as a meeting, over days, weekends, or weeks, in different locations (travelling), or singular events, related to particular industries, in order to showcase and exhibit their product or service. Exposure, networking and reaching the masses in a shorter period of time, better medium and time-frame (even online) selling and branding rather face-to-face, generating new business, increasing sales, fostering new and servicing established relationships, brushing up on industry contacts and sizing up competition. It all unfolds at trade shows.  There are annual events, workshops, conferences, speakers and meetings, on...

    Trading Ahead

    Trading Ahead- it is when an situation happens when a trading specialist receives a corresponding buy and sell order for the same security, but instead of matching the two offers and completing the transaction the trading specialist completes the offer with share from there own personal bank accounts. This is a violation of the rules set by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) called the negative obligation rule which requires the trading specialist to match up order whenever the option comes up. But by trading ahead the trading specialist gets a better deal for themselves and the companies they work...

    Trading Post

    Trading post- Is it an area that is designated on the stock exchange floor where trades can take place with trade specialists in real time transactions. Trade specialist, brokers, or individuals that may be representing a company or corporation buy, sell or trade stock with one another. Trading post are a very common site in all stock exchanges my stock exchange have more than one trading post on there floor. The trading specialists work very aggressively during certain time of the session to get the best deals that are being offered during the day for there companies or their clients. ...

    Trailing P/E

    Trailing P/E - It is the ratio of the price/ earnings, they used it to show the most recently completed quarter of financial statements. Is a measuring tool to see the price of a stock or a bond and how it was sold and at what price to receive a related idea on what the projected earnings showed complied to what the price/ earrings showed in the completed quarters. The ratio looks like this the P/E ratio= top line is the price of the share; the bottom line is the annual earning per...

    Trailing Return

    Trailing Return This is document that shows how well the returns of a fund or company have been over a set period of time. An investor can request to see the trailing return over the past 6 months in order to see how well that company has been doing recently and can make the decision on whether or not to invest based on that information. It is very easy to come up with this information and it gives you an idea of when the company peaks over the course of a year and...

    Transfer Agent

    Transfer agent- It is a person who is appointed the reasonability and duties to be carried out by a company or mutual fund to maintain a shareholders records they include purchases, sales or the account balance. Normally a transfer agent is a bank or a trust company. Many of the larger companies have there own transfer agent on staff. They are the ones that monitor the companies or the investor's stock s, bond or other securities. A transfer agent usually safeguards securities owned a mutual fund as they act as the agent...

    Treasuries

    Definition: Debt issued by the government to finance government activities.  They come in many forms. TeenAnalyst Advice: Treasury debt is offered in a number of different forms, such as?Treasury bills: maturities less than a year.Treasury notes: maturities of 1-10 years.Treasury bonds: maturities over 10 years. ...

    Treasury Bill

    Definition: A short-term debt obligation issued by the government to finance government activities.  These are commonly referred to as "T-Bills."  They are usually issued in maturities of one, three, or six months.Advice: T-bills are zero-coupon bonds, which mean that they don't pay out interest.  Instead, an investor buys them at a discount to their par value and earns the difference. ...

    Treasury Stock

    Treasury stock- It is a type of stock that is reacquired by a corporation or company to be retired or resold to the public and to potential investors. Treasury stock is only issued when the stock or securities are not outstanding and is not taken in to account for the consideration when they are calculating a potential earning per shear or the dividend the sole purpose of voting. A company may hold all of its treasury stock to control or to frustrate a takeover attempt. In addition, the company can recollected the outstanding...

    Triple Exemption

    Triple Exemption There are cases in the marker where certain bonds are exempt from all taxes that could possibly be paid and this is called a triple exemption. Both the dividends and the interest are not taxable at the federal, state, or municipal levels, which is something that every investor loves. This can only happen for investors in certain locations who invest in certain things, however, so the triple exemption is not a common thing in this industry. The most common way to gain this exemption is to invest in municipal ...

    Triple Top

    Triple Top- It is a technical analysis term they used to describe a chart on which a price of the security that has made three approximately equal tops over any period of time or a set period of time and then they may be broken thought a support level to reach a higher amount. In many cases a triple top occur more often than a triple bottom does and more quickly. When a triple top happens the highest point are equal to one another and there are two bottom amounts also at the...

    Trust- Preferred Security

    Trust- Preferred Security- It is a type of security that have possessing characteristics that have both equity and debt issues. When a company or corporation makes or creates a new trust-preferred security they are creating a type of trust and issuing debt to a new entity. This is due to that fact when the interest is paid to the trust it is all tax-deductible, the company may realize significant tax benefits are may be more offend. Many companies create these when they are expanding there companies for a...

    TSX Venture Exchange

    TSX Venture Exchange- It is a Canadian stock exchange, which is owned and operated by the TSX Group. There main operations work out of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE). It was known as the Canadian Venture Exchange until the TSX Group bout it in 2001 and changed the name to the TSX Venture Exchange. The companies that do not meant the requirement for the purpose of trading of the Toronto Stock exchange trade thought the TSX venture exchange therefore this type of securities are known as a higher risk stocks. In 2007, the TSX venture exchange reports stated that had...

    Tuition

    Definition: Tuition is a fee that students pay to gain a higher education.  This fee pays for such things as instructors and facilities.Advice: Tuition figures vary widely by schools because it depends on a variety of things, including how much government support they receive, donation levels, and overall expenditures.  Private schools tend to have far higher tuition because they receive no federal/state funding.  ...

    Turnover

    Definition: In mutual funds, it's the percentage of total shares in the portfolio that are traded in a given period (usually a year). TeenAnalyst Advice: Investors prefer mutual funds with lower turnover rates because they have lower fees than those with higher turnover rates.  Also, if a mutual fund is constantly buying and selling shares, the investor will face a lot of short-term capital gains, which will hurt them on their taxes.As investors, we want to stick to buy and hold strategies...so we would hope our mutual funds do the same.   ...

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