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From: Lionmaster (Rep: 6211)Date: 10/19/2009 14:31
Forum: Wall Street Pit - Msg #1794771Thread #672798070 (Rec: 8)
STOCK MARKET COMMON TERMS SEEN ON MESSAGE POSTINGS (LINGO):

ADR = american depository receipt; for foreigner stocks to be listed here
AH = after hour trading
ALIAS = user id
ARB = arbitrage
BAGGER (ex: 3 BAGGER) = increment of 100% gain
BIG BOYS = large mutual funds or institutional investors
BOOM = stock breaking out
BRB = be right back
BTW = by the way
BUMP = bring up the posting for attention
CASH COW = company generating significant cash flow from business
CC = conference call
CF = cash flow
CPI = consumer price index
DD = due diligence (Research)
DODOBIRD = stupid daytraders
EBITA = earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization
EOM = end of message
EOD = end of day
EPS = earnings per share
ETF = exchange traded fund
FAQ = frequently asked questions
FYI = for your information
GAAP = generally accepted accounting principles
GDP = gross domestic product
GL = good luck
GLTA = good luck to all
HEDGE = to offset risk with another position
HF = high frequency
HFT = high frequency trading
HOD = high of day
IHO = in my opinion
IMHO = in my honest opinion
KUDOS = good job friend
L2 = level 2 stock quote
LEVERAGE = overly use of funds; being aggressive
LMAO = laugh my **** off
LOCK & LOAD = buying shares in larger quantities
LOD = low of day
LOL = laughing at loud
LONG = a person buying a stock for long-term
LURKER = a person we reads message postings only
MA = moving average
MACD = moving average convergence divergence
MARGIN CALL = broker demand that a customer meet margin requirement on loan
MM = market maker
MOMO = a momentum stock
NAKED CALL = writes (sells) call options w/o owning the actual security
NAKED SHORT = shorting stocks off the exchange
NEWBIE = a person who just started trading
OBAMANOMICS = economic philosophy of President Barack Obama
OMG = oh my god
O/S = outstanding share of stock
OT = off topic
OTC = over the counter
OTCBB = over the counter bulletin board
P&D = pump and dump
P&L = profit and loss statement
PAINT = illegal action of buying and selling same security by same person(s)
PE = price to earnings
PINK = pink sheet stock
POS = piece of ****
PIPE = private investment in public equity
PPS = price per share
PULL BACK = falling back of stock price from its peak
PUMP = a person posts messages on a stock continuously w/o research
PV = present value
PYRAMID SCHEME = illegal investment scam based on new investors paying old
REG FD = regulation fair disclosure
REIT = real estate investment trust
RELOAD = buying back stock previously sold
REO = real estate owned
ROE = return on equity
ROFLMAO - rolling on floor laughing my **** off
RS = reverse stock split
RSI = relative strength index
SCALP = buying and selling stock for small % gains
SE = stockholder equity
SEC = Securities Exchange Commission
SHORT = selling short stock
SHORT COVERING = buying back shares shorted
SPAM = postings of junk messages all over
SPANK (SPANKING) = term use to denounce buying/selling stock w/o research
SPECIALIST = wall street trader at the NYSE/AMEX floors
SQUEEZE = stock acclerates in price appreciation due to shorts covering
STRONG HANDS = buy and hold stocks for longer period; ie long-term investors
TA = technical analysis
TIA = thanks in advance
TIGHT STOP = putting a narrow stop loss sell order below the bid
TY = thank you
ULTRA ETF = exchanged traded fund that uses margin or leverage
UPTICK RULE = rule allow only shorting a stock on upticks
USD = US dollar
WEAK HANDS = nervous investors who sell stock quickly
WHADDDAASAAYYY = What Do You Say
WTF = what the ****
YTD = year to date
YOYO = slang for a volatile stock or market
ZERO SUM GAME = one participant's gains result from another's losses



THE POSTING ABOVE IS FOR MY OWN TRADING ONLY. DO NOT BUY OR SELL ANY SECURITY BASED ON THE POSTING. DO NOTHING AND JUST DISCARD THIS POST IN YOUR TRASH CAN.
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***Disclaimer & Disclosure***: I posted this message for your casual reading only. The message(s) above is neither an investment advice nor suggestion(s) to buy or sell ANY securities at ANY time, PERIOD. Please discard this post at once and DO NOTHING and MOVE ON. The accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information posted here is not guaranteed by me. There may be delays, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information due to my own haste to do MY OWN fast due diligence for MYSELF only! The message postings here is 100% free and posted as casual and fun reading only. Last but not least, I am not a registered investment advisor in any shape or form, please do not ask me for ANY investment advice.

And by the time you read this post, I ALWAYS have bought any of securities mentioned above AHEAD of time before I post. And, I plan to sell all of the securities mentioned above within minutes or keep some for daytrading and/or short-term investing. It is my decision. The decision to buy or sell any security that may be listed above is done purely at your own risk. Please consult a licensed broker before trading. You now HOLD 100% responsible for your own trades and own actions!

From LIONMASTER:

1998 Yahoo! Stock Picking Challenge 1st Place Champ! Out of approximately 200,000 contestants.

Top 25 Finisher 2006 CNBC Portfolio Challenge! Out of 250,000 contestants.

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What is history is history, now learn to do your own stock picks and be a champ also! Empower yourself!

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