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Category: Day Trading Terminology

Private Equity Definition: Day Trading Terminology

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Private equity refers to a range of financial firms that restructure companies privately before selling them. While private equity firms may or may not buy and sell public companies, the companies are private entities during the restructuring process. Private Equity, Buyouts and Leverage Private equity firms have developed a somewhat notorious reputation for buying vulnerable […]

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U.S. Treasury (T-bills) Definition: Day Trading Terminology

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UST is the colloquial trading acronym used for United States Treasury Bills, or ‘T-Bills’. UST are short-term debt securities (less than one year) issued by the federal government to finance their operations and existing obligations, and come in a range of maturities and discount prices sold in denominations of $1,000 each. Discounts Vs Interest UST […]

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Allocation Definition: Day Trading Terminology

Asset Allocation

Allocation in finance is the process where an individual or entity assigns portions of it portfolio across the major asset classes according to its appetite for risk, its investment goals and its relevant time horizons. Since different asset classes have different general performance features, the allocation process can theoretically create quite nuanced and sophisticated portfolios […]

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