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Blinton   Saturday, 05/29/10 11:09:58 AM
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Common Acronyms - Getting Started.

Below are some common acronyms you'll want to know before diving into the more advanced materials. I only provided a few since this list could get extremely long if we included everything.

A/D: Accumulate / Distribution line (chart indicator). http://www.investopedia.com/terms/a/accumulationdistribution.asp
EPS: Earnings Per Share. http://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/eps.asp
FLD: Float Lock Down. http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=50727775
FTD: Failure To Deliver. Related to Naked Short Selling. http://www.investopedia.com/terms/f/failuretodeliver.asp
MM: Market Maker. http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=50724699
P/E: Price per Earnings ratio. http://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/price-earningsratio.asp
PPS: Price Per Share. http://www.ehow.com/how_4928002_calculate-per-share-common-stock.html
NSS (or NS): Naked Short Selling. Or Naked Shorting. http://www.investopedia.com/terms/n/nakedshorting.asp

If I missed any acronyms that you were looking for, please check out this enormous list on Investopedia:
http://www.investopedia.com/categories/acronyms.asp?viewed=1

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