ICSee: Information Coefficient
Specific ReturnSpecific Return
The part of the excess return not explained by common factors. The specific return is independent of (uncorrelated with) the common factors and the specific returns to other assets. It is also called the idiosyncratic return.
Debt serviceDebt service
The payments made by a borrower on their debt, usually including both interest payments and partial repayment of principal.
An abbreviation of order ticket.
Tax Anticipation Notes (Tans)Tax Anticipation Notes (Tans)
Notes issued by states or municipalities to finance current operations in anticipation of future tax receipts.
Technical analysisTechnical analysis
Technical analysis is a method of investing which focuses on past price movements and attempts to identify trends that indicate future price movement. The successful technical analyst buys and sells on the basis of his preferred technical indicators, and hopes to make a profit when the share price fulfils his predictions.Underpinning technical analysis are three core principles which are central to the TA faith:Share prices move in patternsPatterns repeat themselvesIf you anticipate a pattern correctly, you can profit from itDifferent technical analysts use different techniques, but for the most part they rely on the same raw data:Price (whether share prices, commodity prices or option prices)Volume (the number of shares or other instrument traded per day)Using historical data of these two variables, the analyst creates a chart (usually on a computer using special software), identifies patterns, and trades on the basis of what they tell him.If a trend indicates that the price of a share is due to go up, he buys shares or call options.If a trend indicates that the price of a share is due to go down, be sells shares or buys put options.
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