Important terminology and abbreviations for the savvy investors

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CFO-- Corporate Fraud Officer.


BULL MARKET -- A random market movement causing an investor to mistake


himself for a financial genius.


BEAR MARKET -- A 6 to 18 month period when the kids get no allowance,


the wife gets no jewelry, and the husband gets no sex.


VALUE INVESTING -- The art of buying low and selling lower.


P/E RATIO -- The percentage of investors wetting their pants as the


market keeps crashing.


BROKER -- What my broker has made me.


STANDARD & POOR -- Your life in a nutshell.


STOCK ANALYST -- Idiot who just downgraded your stock.


STOCK SPLIT -- When your ex-wife and her lawyer split your assets


equally between themselves.


FINANCIAL PLANNER -- A guy whose phone has been disconnected.


MARKET CORRECTION -- The day after you buy stocks.


CASH FLOW-- The movement your money makes as it disappears down the


toilet.


YAHOO -- What you yell after selling it to some poor sucker for $240


per share.


WINDOWS -- What you jump out of when you're the sucker who bought


Yahoo @ $240 per share.


INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR -- Past year investor who's now locked up in a


nuthouse.


PROFIT -- An archaic word no longer in use.
 

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