Financial Terms section provides explanation, examples and access to excel spreadsheets & programming code aiming at helping investors clarify investments concepts.

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Financial Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
Annualized return
Anchoring Bias

B
Behavioral finance
Bandwagon Effect

C
CAGR
Carry Trade
Confirmation Bias
Correlation
Credit Default Swaps
Conservatism Bias

D
Disposition Effect
Downside Capture Ratio
Drawdown

E
Excess Return
Equity Curve
Efficient Market Hypothesis

H
Herding
Historical volatility

I
Implied Volatility
Information Ratio
Interest Rate Swap

K
Kelly Criterion

M
Minimum variance portfolio
Momentum Effect

N
Normal Distribution

O
Overconfidence Bias

R
Rate of Return
Risk Adjusted Return
Risk and Return
Risk Premium
Representativeness Bias

S
Sharpe Ratio
Self Attribution

T
Tail Risk
Treynor ratio

U
Up Capture

V
Variance Swap
Volatility
Volatility Risk Premium