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P
P & I
P&L
P&S
P&L
P-coast
P/E (Portfolio)
P/E effect
P/E on FY EPS Estimates
P/e ratio
P/E Ratio (1 month ago)
P/E Ratio (1 year ago)
P/E Ratio (5-year average)
P/E Ratio (5-year high)
P/E Ratio (5-year low)
P/E Ratio (6 months ago)
P2P
PAB
PAC
PAC Bond
Pac-Man
Pacific Exchange (PCX)
Pacific Exchange - PCX
Pacific Rim
Pacific Stock Exchange
Pacific-Asia Stock excluding Japan
Package mortgage
PAD
Paid
Paid in Capital
Paid up
Paid-in capital
Paid-in surplus
Paid-Up
Paid-Up Capital
Painting the tape
Paired off
Paired Shares
Pairing Off
Pairoff
Pairs trade
Palladium
Panel Bank
Panic
Panic Buying
Panic buying or selling
Panic Selling
Paper
Paper asset
Paper dealer
Paper gold
Paper loss
Paper profit
Paper Profit (Paper Loss)
Paper Trade
Paper trading
Paper trail
Par
Par bond
Par value
Par value of currency
Parabolic Indicator
Parallel importing
Parallel loan
Parameter
Parent company
Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students
Pareto Principle
Pareto's Law
Pari passu
Pari-passu
Paris Bourse
Paris Club
Paris Interbank Offer Rate (PIBOR)
Parity
Parity Bond
Parity price
Parity value
Parking
Parking Violation
Parsonage Allowance
Partial
Partial release
Partial spinoff
Partial surrender
Partially amortized loan
Participating buyer/seller
Participating convertible preferred stock
Participating dividend
Participating fees
Participating GIC
Participating insurance
Participating life insurance policies
Participating preferred
Participating Preferred Stock
Participating trust
Participation
Participation certificate
Participation loan
Participation Rate
Partition
Partner
Partnership
Partnership agreement
Party
Pass the book
Pass Through Security
Pass-through
Pass-Through Certificate
Pass-through coupon rate
Pass-through rate
Pass-through securities
Passbook
Passive
Passive Activity
Passive Activity Loss (PAL)
Passive bond
Passive Foreign Investment Company - PFIC
Passive income
Passive Income Generator (PIG)
Passive Investing
Passive investment management
Passive investment strategy
Passive investor
Passive loss
Passive loss deductions
Passive management
Passive market-making
Passive portfolio strategy
Past Due Balance Method
Past-due balance method
Patent
Patent pending
Path Dependent Option
Path-dependent option
Patronage dividend
Pattern
Pattern day trader
Pawn broker
Pay
Pay Date
Pay-as-you-go basis
Pay-down
Pay-to-play
Pay-up
Pay/Collect
Payable date
Payable through drafts
Payables
Payback
Payback period
Paydown
Paydown Factor
Payee
Payer
Paying agent
Payment
Payment date
Payment float
Payment for order flow
Payment in kind
Payment in Kind Bonds - PIK
Payment of Cash Dividends
Payment-in-kind (PIK) bond
Payment-in-kind security
Payoff diagram
Payout
Payout period
Payout ratio
Payroll
Payroll Tax
PBGC
PC
Peace dividend
Peak
Pecking-order view (of capital structure)
Peer-to-Peer, Path to Profitability, P to P
PEFCO
PEG ratio
Pegging
PEN
Penalty
Penalty bid
Pennant
Penny stock
Pension
Pension benefit
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation - PBGC
Pension fund
Pension plan
Pension reversion
Pension Shortfall
Pension sponsors
Penultimate profit prospect (PPP)
People pill
Per
Per capita
Per capita income
Per diem
Per se
Per stirpes
PERC
Percent Bond
Percent Cash
Percent Change
Percent Change in Earnings
Percent Gain
Percent Giant Capitalization
Percent held by institutions
Percent Institutional Ownership
Percent Large Capitalization
Percent Medium Capitalization
Percent Micro Capitalization
Percent Net Assets
Percent of Portfolio
Percent Other
Percent Price Change
Percent Price Change 1 Week
Percent Price Change Last 6 Months
Percent Price Change Last Month
Percent Price Change Last Quarter
Percent Price Change Last Year
Percent Price Change Year to Date
Percent Small Capitalization
Percent Stock
Percentage order
Percentage premium
Perfect capital market
Perfect competition
Perfect hedge
Perfect market view (of capital structure)
Perfect market view (of dividend policy)
Perfect title
Perfected first lien
Perfecting title
Perfectly competitive financial markets
Performance
Performance bond
Performance evaluation
Performance Index Paper - PIP
Performance measurement
Performance Shares
Performance stock
Performance-based compensation
Peril
Period
Period of digestion
Period-certain annuity
Periodic payment plan
Periodic purchase deferred contract
Periodic rate
Perk
Perkins loan
PERLS
Permanent capital
Permanent financing
Permanent life insurance
Permission marketing
Permit
Perp Walk
Perpendicular spread
Perpetual
Perpetual Bond
Perpetual inventory
Perpetual warrants
Perpetuity
Perquisites
Personal Active Strategy
Personal article floater
Personal Consumption Expenditures
Personal Consumption Expenditures - PCE
Personal exemption
Personal Finance
Personal Financial Specialist
Personal guarantee
Personal identification number
Personal income
Personal Income Report
Personal inflation rate
Personal Injury Protection
Personal interest
Personal property
Personal tax view (of capital structure)
Personal Use Property
Peseta
Petrodollars
Petty cash
PFS
PGK
Phantom income
Phantom option plan
Phantom Stock Plan
Philadelphia Board of Trade (PBOT)
Philadelphia Fed Index
Philadelphia Federal Index
Philadelphia Semiconductor Index - SOX
Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX)
Philadelphia Stock Exchange - PHLX
Philippine Stock Exchange
Phillips Curve
PHLX
PHLX Gold & Silver
Phone switching
PHP
Physical commodity
Physical market
Physical option
Physical verification
Physicals
PIBOR
Pickup
Pickup bond
Picture
Pie model of capital structure
Piece
Piggy Back Registration
Piggyback loan
Piggyback registration
Piggyback registration rights
Piggybacking
PIK
PIK (Payment-in-kind) securities
PIN
Pink sheets
Pink slip
Pinning the Strike
Pip
PIPE
Pipeline
Pit
Pit committee
Pitch
PITI
Pivot
Pivot Point
PKR
Place
Placed-in-service date
Placement
Plain vanilla
Plaintiff
Plan asset
Plan for reorganization
Plan sponsor
Plan sponsors
Planned capital expenditure program
Planned financing program
Planning
Plant
Plateau
Platinum
Play
Playback
Player
Playing the market
PLC
Pledged Asset
Pledging
PLN
Plow back
Plowback rate
Plug
Plunge
Plunge Team
Plus
Plus a match
PLUS loan
Plus tick
Plus tick rule
PMI
PMV
PN
PO
Point
Point & Figure Chart
Point and figure chart
Point Balance
Point of sale
Point-and-figure chart
Points
Poison pill
Poison put
Policy
Policy asset allocation
Policy limit
Policy loan
Policy surrender
Policyholder
Policyholder loan bonds
Political risk
Ponzi scheme
Pool
Pool factor
Pooled fund
Pooled Income Fund
Pooling of Interests
Poop
Poop and Scoop
Pop-Up Option
Population
Porcupine provision
Pork Bellies
Pork Chop
Portability
PORTAL
Porter''s 5 Forces
Portfolio
Portfolio Income
Portfolio Insurance
Portfolio internal rate of return
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Manager
Portfolio opportunity set
Portfolio R2
Portfolio restructuring
Portfolio Runoff
Portfolio separation theorem
Portfolio tracking
Portfolio turnover
Portfolio turnover rate
Portfolio variance
POS
Position
Position Limit
Position self
Position Sizing
Position Trader
Positioning
Positive Carry
Positive convexity
Positive covenant (of a bond)
Positive Volume Index
Positive Volume Index - PVI
Positive yield curve
Possession
Possessions corporation
Post
Post-audit
Post-Money Valuation
Post-trade benchmarks
Postdate
Posting
Postponement option
Pot
Pot is Clean
Pound
Pour-over will
Power
Power of appointment
Power of Attorney
Power Ratio
PPI
PPO
Pre-Arranged Trading
Pre-depreciation profit
Pre-existing conditions
Pre-Market
Pre-Money Valuation
Pre-syndicate bid
Pre-tax earnings or profits
Pre-Tax Income
Pre-Tax Margin
Pre-tax profit margin
Pre-tax rate of return
Pre-trade benchmarks
Prearranged trading
Preauthorized checks (PAC)
Preauthorized electronic debits (PAD)
Prebilling
Precautionary demand (for money)
Precautionary motive
Precedence
Precious Metals
Precompute
Predatory lending
Predatory pricing
Preempt
Preemptive Right
Preference
Preference shares
Preferred debt
Preferred dividend coverage
Preferred Dividends
Preferred equity redemption stock (PERC)
Preferred Equity Redemption Stock - PERC
Preferred habitat theory
Preferred Provider Organization
Preferred Redeemable Increased Dividend Equity Security - PRIDES
Preferred shares
Preferred stock
Preferred stock agreement
Preferred Stock Equity
Preferred stock ratio
Preforeclosure sale
PREG
Preliminary official statement
Preliminary prospectus
Premature distribution
Premise
Premises
Premium
Premium Bond
Premium income
Premium over bond value
Premium over conversion value
Premium Put Convertible
Premium raid
Prepackaged Bankruptcy
Prepaid interest
Prepayment
Prepayment penalty
Prepayment privilege
Prepayment Risk
Prepayment speed
Prepayments
Prequalification
Prerefunding
Preretirement survivor annuity
Presale order
Present value
Present Value - PV
Present value factor
Present value of growth opportunities
Preservation of Capital
President
Presidential Election Cycle (Theory)
Presidential election cycle theory
Press Release
Pretax
Previous Balance Method
Previous Close
Previous day''s close
Price
Price Appreciation
Price Basing
Price change
Price Channel
Price Discovery
Price discovery process
Price efficiency
Price elasticities
Price Elasticity of Demand
Price Fixing
Price gap
Price give
Price impact costs
Price index
Price indexes
Price leadership
Price limit
Price Maker
Price of admission
Price persistence
Price range
Price Rate of Change - ROC
Price Risk
Price Skimming
Price spread
Price support
Price Swap Derivative
Price Taker
Price takers
Price Target
Price to book ratio
Price to cash flow ratio
Price to earnings ratio
Price to sales ratio
Price Transparency
Price Value of a Basis Point
Price value of a basis point (PVBP)
Price Value of a Basis Point - PVBP
Price-earnings ratio
Price-Earnings Ratio - P/E Ratio
Price-Earnings Relative
Price-specie flow mechanism
Price-To-Book Ratio
Price-To-Cash-Flow Ratio
Price-to-earnings ratio
Price-to-Research Ratio
Price-To-Sales Ratio
Price-volume relationship
Price-weighted index
Price/Asset Ratio
Price/Book Value
Price/Cash Flow Ratio
Price/earnings ratio
Price/Earnings to Growth - PEG Ratio
Price/Earnings to Growth and Dividend Yield - PEGY Ratio
Price/Growth Flow
Price/Sales Ratio
Priced out
Prices (of equity)
Pricey
Pricing efficiency
Pricing Power
Primary Dealer
Primary distribution
Primary earnings per (common) share
Primary earnings per share
Primary EPS from Continuing Operations
Primary EPS from Discontinued Operations
Primary EPS from Total Operations
Primary exchange
Primary instrument
Primary listing
Primary Market
Primary offering
Prime
Prime accounts
Prime Bank
Prime broker
Prime Brokerage
Prime paper
Prime Rate
Prime rate fund
Primitive security
Principal
Principal amount
Principal balance
Principal Exchange-Rated-Linked Securities (PERLS)
Principal orders
Principal Protected Notes
Principal Residence
Principal risk
Principal shareholder
Principal stockholder
Principal trades
Principal-agent relationship
Principal-only (PO)
Principle
Principle of diversification
Print
Prior lien bond
Prior Preferred Stock
Prior redemption privilege
Prior-preferred stock
Prioritization of debt
Priority
Private
Private Activity Bond - PAB
Private Banking
Private Company
Private debt
Private Equity
Private Export Funding Corporation (PEFCO)
Private funds
Private Investment in Public Equity
Private Investment, Public Equity - PIPE
Private letter ruling
Private limited partnership
Private Market Value
Private market value (PMV)
Private Mortgage Insurance
Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
Private Placement
Private Purpose Bond
Private sector
Private sector pass-through
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
Private unrequited transfers
Private-label pass-throughs
Private-purpose bond
Privatization
Privilege
Privilege dealer
Privileged bond
Privity
Pro Bono
Pro Forma
Pro forma capital structure analysis
Pro Forma Earnings
Pro forma financial statements
Pro forma statement
Pro rata
Pro-rata
Pro-Tanto
Probability
Probability density function
Probability distribution
Probability function
Probate
Problem Child
Proceeds
Proceeds sale
PROCTOR
Procure
Procurement
Producer
Producer Price Index
Producer Price Index (PPI)
Producer Price Index - PPI
Product
Product cycle
Product line
Product risk
Production payment financing
Production Possibility Frontier - PPF
Production-flow commitment
Productive
Productivity
Productivity report
Profession
Professional Certification Testing Organization (PROCTOR)
Profile
Profile buyer/seller
Profit
Profit and loss statement
Profit and Loss Statement - P&L
Profit Center
Profit Margin
Profit motive
Profit ratio
Profit Sharing Plan
Profit Taking
Profit Warning
Profit-sharing
Profit-sharing plan
Profit-taking
Profitability
Profitability Index
Profitability ratios
Profiteer
Program
Program trades
Program Trading
Progressive Tax
Progressive tax system
Project
Project Finance
Project financing
Project link
Project loan securities
Project loans
Project notes (PN)
Projected benefit obligation (PBO)
Projected Expenses for $1,000 Purchase
Projected maturity date
Projection
Promissory Note
Promotion
Prompt receipt and delivery of securities
Proof
Proof of concept
Property
Property assessment
Property damage coverage
Property inventory
Property Tax
Property, Plant, and Equipment - PP&E
Property, Plant, and Equipment, Gross
Property, Plant, and Equipment, Net
Proportional representation
Proportional Tax
Proposal
Proprietary Trading
Proprietor
Proprietorship
Prorata
Prorate
Proration
Prospect
Prospective Earnings Growth (PEG Ratio)
Prospectus
Prosperity
Protect
Protectionism
Protective covenant
Protective put
Protective put buying
Protective Stop
Protest
Prototype plan
Provision
Provision for income taxes
Provisional Call Feature
Proximo
Proxy
Proxy contest
Proxy Fight
Proxy statement
Proxy Tax
Proxy vote
Prudent Expert Act
Prudent Investor Act
Prudent Man Rule
Prudent Person Rule
PSA
PSA Prepayment Rate
PSE
PSLRA
PSR
PSSG
Public
Public bond
Public book
Public Company
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board - PCAOB
Public debt
Public domain
Public Elevator
Public employee
Public equity
Public float
Public goods
Public housing authority bond
Public Income Notes - PINES
Public Limited Company - PLC
Public limited partnership
Public offering
Public offering price
Public Offering Price - POP
Public ownership
Public purpose bond
Public record
Public relations
Public sector
Public Securities Administration (PSA)
Public Securities Association
Public Securities Association Standard Prepayment Model - PSA
Public Short Ratio
Public Unit Account
Public utility
Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935
Public works project
Public-purpose bond
Publicity
Publicly held
Publicly traded
Publicly traded assets
Publicly Traded Partnership
Publicly-traded fund
Puke
Pull
Pullback
Pulling in their horns
Pump and Dump
Punitive damages
Punter
Purchase
Purchase accounting
Purchase Acquisition
Purchase agreement
Purchase and sale
Purchase Constraints
Purchase Fund
Purchase loan
Purchase method
Purchase of Property, Plant, Equipment
Purchase of Short-Term Investments
Purchase order
Purchase outright
Purchase-money mortgage
Purchaser
Purchasing Managers'' Index (PMI)
Purchasing Power
Purchasing power of the dollar
Purchasing power parity
Purchasing Power Parity - PPP
Purchasing power risk
Pure competition
Pure discount bond
Pure expectations theory
Pure index fund
Pure lease
Pure monopoly
Pure no-load fund
Pure Play
Pure Yield Pickup Swap
Purpose loan
Purvey
Purview
Put
Put an option
Put Bond
Put guarantee letter
Put on
Put Option
Put price
Put provision
Put Ratio Backspread
Put swaption
Put to seller
Put up
Put Warrant
Put-Call Parity
Put-call parity relationship
Put-Call Ratio
Put/call ratio
Puttable Common Stock
PVBP
PVI
PYG
Pyramid
Pyramid Scheme
Pyramiding
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